KSSB’s Signature Events Across the State

Braille Events

Braille Challenge and Celebration 2023 on Friday, February 18 and Saturday, March 4!

KSSB welcomes ALL students and families, regardless of their braille reading/writing skills to join us! To learn more, click the link below.

Trailblazers Weekend

Formerly known as Girls & Boys Weekend!

April 1-3, 2022 @ KSSB Campus, Kansas City, KS

September 23-25, 2022 @ KSSB Campus, Kansas City, KS

A unique weekend experience providing opportunities for high school students from all over Kansas to learn skills in the expanded core curriculum. Twice a year, the KSSB campus is open to high school students from around the state to provide opportunities to learn skills in the expanded core curriculum. This is a very popular event and students look forward to attending in order to see old friends, meet new ones while developing and practicing a variety of skills. To learn more, click the link below.

Extended School Year

June 6-24, 2022 @ KSSB Campus, Kansas City, KS

June 20-24, 222 @ Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Summer programs with an emphasis on unique expanded core curriculum designed for students who are blind or have a visual impairment. To learn more, click the link below.

KCBAS Run/Walk

Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ KSSB Campus, Kansas City, KS

KC Blind All Stars 5K Run 1 Mile Walk

The Kansas City Blind All Stars Foundation sponsors an annual 5K Run/1 Mile Walk. The event raises funds to support activities and facilities at the Kansas State School for the Blind. KCBAS is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. To learn more, click the link below.

Vision Symposium

Friday, November 11, 2022 @ Drury Hotel Plaza Broadview, Wichita, KS A collaborative professional development opportunity intended to address the specific needs/interests of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TSVI) and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) in Kansas.

Kansas Vision Symposium Logo

Supported by KSSB, the Kansas Instructional Resource Center, Kansas Deaf-Blind Project, MidAmerica Nazarene University, and the Kansas Technical Assistance System Network. To learn more, click the link below.

Family Forum

Families, please join us for a dynamic and interactive conference just for you! This one-day event is for families of children who are blind or visually impaired.  

 

Date: April 23, 2022   9:00-3:15   Registration Deadline: April 1, 2022

Location: Kansas School for the Blind, Kansas City, Kansas  66102 Campus Map 

Details: Lunch is provided free of charge. 

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