Meeting local needs for training, technical assistance, and research in transportation


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 is designed to do just that — for employees of public works agencies in local governments. 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:

The Roads Scholar Program (all three levels) are monitored by the Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program. Please contact Kristin Kelly with any questions about enrolling or your status in the program.

Questions on KAC classes contact: Dorrie Sullivan
Phone: 785-272-2585

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.

Class Availability

Classes are offered in an on-going basis all across the State. Contact Kansas LTAP or KAC for schedules in your area.

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.


Kansas County Highway Association (KCHA)
Kansas Association of Counties (KAC)
APWA Kansas Chapter
Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program (KS LTAP)
Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Brochures and Applications

Enroll in the Roads Scholar Program Online
Kansas County Roads Scholar Program Brochure
Technical Skills Program (Level I) Application
Supervisory Skills Program (Level II) Application
Executive Development Program (Level III) Application

Master Calendar

Roads Scholar Master Calendar

Monitoring Agency:

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

Contact Person:  Kristin Kelly, 785-864-2594   Email:


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