Speaker Date Topic
Chris English, Head of School Oct 23, 2019
The Independent School, in Wichita

Chris English is the Head of School at The Independent School in Wichita.  He began his career in North Carolina Public Schools as an English teacher and professional development provider. Chris has extensive experience in teaching educators to improve their practice by focusing on the needs of individual students. He has taught learners of all ages in classrooms, in deserts, on mountain-tops, and rivers.

Chris has presented at The National Association of Independent Schools, The Association of Boarding Schools, and in China on topics as diverse as paperless learning and the neurodevelopment of children. 

Chris will be discussing the challenges of preparing students for a rapidly changing world.

Tom Shine Oct 30, 2019
Dr. Ragnar Peterson, surgeon Nov 06, 2019
Via Christi

Surgeon Ragnar Peterson, a Lindsborg, Kansas, native who returned to his home state and has subsequently established a center for treating complex hernias (the only such center outside of the Kansas Ctiy area) at Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa. He also knows something about pain and recovery as he who broke his back while in college and spent a year and a half recovery.

NO MEETING - because of Thanksgiving week Nov 27, 2019
NO MEETING - in lieu of Christmas party Dec 11, 2019
Blake Flanders, President Jan 29, 2020
Kansas Board of Regents (KBORs)