Foster Care Students

  • The district, in accordance with state and federal law and the Kansas state plan, will ensure that students placed in foster care within the school district have access to a public education in a stable educational environment. For the purposes of this policy and its applicable regulations, “foster care” means 24-hour substitute care for children placed away from their parents and for whom a child welfare agency has placement and care duties.

    District Foster Care Liaison

    The “district foster care liaison” is a district employee who facilitates the enrollment in or transfer to a public school of a student in the district who is a ward of the state. The district’s foster care liaison is considered the designated point of contact for collaboration with DCF, KVC on transportation procedures.

    The District has designated the following staff person as the District foster care liaison:

    Name: Alvie L. Cater
    Position: Assistant Superintendent
    Address: 35200 W 91st Street, De Soto, KS 66018
    Telephone: 913-667-6200