2.4 Million Dollars to be used to support innovative approaches to literacy at our Endeavor Campus!
1) Access to Diverse Books: Creating a library filled with books that are Racially, Ethnically, Culturally, Disability Status and Linguistically Responsive and Inclusive; creating book distribution methods to increase our student-to-book ratio from 2:1 to 20; renovation budget to turn Endeavor Library to a “real” library and media center
2) Library Media Specialist (LMS): Staff Endeavor with a full-time Librarian to provide consistent access to books of choice and foster a love of literacy.
3) Implementation of Literacy Best Practices: Providing LETRS Training and stipends for teachers to ensure that students receive research-based instruction; salary and benefits for two full-time reading interventionists to serve grades K-8.
4) Literacy-Focused Parent Engagement: Establishing Family Literacy Nights to partner with parents and share knowledge and literacy resources to support children at home; take-home bags for each Literacy night include, manipulatives and 2-5 books annually; A partnership with Start at Zero and the Kansas City Public Library.
ASSIST TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
We are launching this initiative in collaboration with Assist Services. Assist Services is looking for Staff, Family, Alumni, and Friends of KIPPKC that would be excited to provide daily transportation to and from school a small number of students each day.
THIS IS A PAID POSITION
We are looking for responsible, purpose-driven drivers who believe all children have the right to safe and reliable access to their education. For more information, please click the button below!