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Kansas Roads Scholar Program for Counties & Cities
A Training and Recognition Program

 

 

Anyone can benefit from professional and job skills development, and so do their employers. The Kansas Roads Scholar Program, for employees of public works agencies in local governments, is designed to do just that. The program enhances skills and knowledge of equipment operators as well as those who supervise others, or aspire to management in public works operations.

Training is provided by Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) and the Kansas Association of Counties (KAC). The Roads Scholar Program meets requirements for both county and city public works departments.

To Apply

You have two options:

If paying by credit card, or e-check:

If paying by check and mailing your application, print out one of the following application forms and enclose the application fee. Mail applications as directed.

The Roads Scholar Program is monitored by the Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program. Please contact Kansas LTAP at kutc_training@ku.edu with any questions about enrolling or your status in the program.

Questions on KAC classes contact: Dorrie Sullivan
Phone: 785-272-2585
Email: sullivan@kansascounties.org

Application Fee

A one-time non-refundable application fee of $35 is required for each program level. The fee provides funds to monitor the progress of each individual involved in each program.

Safety Star Program

The Safety Star Program is a subset of the Kansas Roads Scholar curriculum designed to enhance student's knowledge of safety related basics. This program is intended for City Street Superintendents and County Road Supervisors but is open to any publics works individuals interested in safety. The program is free but we do ask that interested parties register for attendance tracking purposes.

There are two ways to register: online here, or you can print and mail in the program application found here.

Class Availability

Classes are offered in an on-going basis all across the State. Upcoming LTAP classes and KAC Roads Scholar classes can be found on our calendar page.

Training is available across Kansas at a reasonable cost. Attendance is tracked and certificates are awarded to county participants by the Kansas County Highway Association for program completion and city participants by the APWA Kansas Chapter. Continuing education is required to maintain the certificate.

KCAMP Discount

Members of the Kansas County Association Multiline Pool (KCAMP) are eligible for tuition reimbursement for Roads Scholar classes. KCAMP sets aside funds each year (based on member's annual contribution) from which they can reimburse up to $50 per person for each Roads Scholar class taken. Students do not need to be enrolled in any level of the Roads Scholar Program to qualify. 

To request reimbursement, submit the application found here with proof of payment and your certificate of completion to Maura Chambers (mchambers@kcamp.org or fax to (785) 267-2383) before December 15th of each year. 

Partners

Kansas County Highway Association (KCHA)
Kansas Association of Counties (KAC)
APWA Kansas Chapter
Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Brochures and Applications

Enroll in the Roads Scholar Program Online
Kansas Roads Scholar Program Brochure
Technical Skills Program (Level One) Application
Supervisory Skills Program (Level Two) Application
Executive Development Program (Level Three) Application
KCAMP Reimbursement Form

Master Calendar

Roads Scholar Master Calendar

Monitoring Agency:

Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)
1536 W. 15th Street, M2SEC, G520
Lawrence, KS 66045

Contact Kansas LTAP at (785) 864-2594 or kutc_training@ku.edu

 


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