peter stiepelman http://kbia.org en Dual immersion language program could be coming to Columbia http://kbia.org/post/dual-immersion-language-program-could-be-coming-columbia <p>Columbia educators are considering plans for a dual-immersion language program.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:45:28 +0000 Lauren Slome 54329 at http://kbia.org Dual immersion language program could be coming to Columbia The world according to Peter Stiepleman, and his vision for Columbia schools http://kbia.org/post/world-according-peter-stiepleman-and-his-vision-columbia-schools <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">It’s a new era for Columbia Public Schools...</span></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:24:00 +0000 Austin Federa 51349 at http://kbia.org The world according to Peter Stiepleman, and his vision for Columbia schools Incoming superintendent plans to meet with predecessor http://kbia.org/post/incoming-superintendent-plans-meet-predecessor <p></p><p>The Columbia Board of Education announced Friday that Peter Stiepleman will be the district’s new superintendent.</p><p>The Columbia Board of Education met for about four and a half hours Thursday night deciding between the two candidates. Christine King is the school board president. She says that because Stiepleman is already familiar with the schools and community he is well educated on what problems the district needs to fix. King says as an internal candidate they knew Stiepleman would communicate well with the school board.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:00:23 +0000 Heather Adams 49644 at http://kbia.org Incoming superintendent plans to meet with predecessor Dr. Peter Stiepleman will be next superintendent of Columbia Public Schools http://kbia.org/post/dr-peter-stiepleman-will-be-next-superintendent-columbia-public-schools <p>The Columbia Board of Education announced Friday that Dr. Peter Stiepleman will become superintendent of Columbia Public Schools effective July 1, 2014. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:51:16 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Hope Kirwan 49618 at http://kbia.org Dr. Peter Stiepleman will be next superintendent of Columbia Public Schools Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists http://kbia.org/post/columbia-residents-weigh-cps-superintendent-finalists <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The search for a new superintendent for Columbia Public Schools is almost over.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:12:29 +0000 Mark Bergin 49480 at http://kbia.org Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists Exam: JCPS uses student-led conferences, CPS superintendent finalists discuss at-risk students http://kbia.org/post/exam-jcps-uses-student-led-conferences-cps-superintendent-finalists-discuss-risk-students <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First, </span>KBIA's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hope </span>Kirwan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> takes us to a classroom in Jefferson City for a new kind of parent-teacher conference—these are led by the students. The classic parent-teacher conference is a good way to evaluate a student’s progress, but </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> graders at Jefferson City’s South Elementary get to take the lead and tell their parents what they've learned.</span></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:24:28 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 49386 at http://kbia.org Exam: JCPS uses student-led conferences, CPS superintendent finalists discuss at-risk students CPS superintendent candidates would focus on at-risk students http://kbia.org/post/cps-superintendent-candidates-would-focus-risk-students <p>The search for a new Columbia Public Schools superintendent was narrowed down to two finalists last week. CPS superintendent candidates Dr. Dred Scott and Dr. Peter Stiepleman will be introduced to the community and will answer questions Tuesday at a public "meet and greet." Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:29:10 +0000 Jack Howard 49354 at http://kbia.org CPS superintendent candidates would focus on at-risk students CPS announces names of two candidates for superintendent http://kbia.org/post/cps-announces-names-two-candidates-superintendent <p></p><p>Columbia Board of Education President Christine King announced in a letter to district staff Tuesday the board has narrowed its search for candidates for superintendent to two people.</p><p>One is an internal candidate: Dr. Peter Stiepleman. Stiepleman is currently the assistant superintendent for elementary education for Columbia Public Schools. The other candidate is Dr. Dred Scott, deputy superintendent for the Independence School District. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:29:19 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 49114 at http://kbia.org CPS announces names of two candidates for superintendent Columbia considers 'community school' to close gap http://kbia.org/post/columbia-considers-community-school-close-gap <p>A Columbia school official is proposing the district start a &quot;community school&quot; to help poorer students improve their academics. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 22:27:43 +0000 Associated Press 41349 at http://kbia.org Columbia Public Schools planners narrow possible elementary school sites to three http://kbia.org/post/columbia-public-schools-planners-narrow-possible-elementary-school-sites-three <p></p><p>After nine months of discussion and research, Columbia Public Schools narrowed 14 options for the location of a new elementary school down to three.</p><p>Members of Long-range Facilities Planning Committee and the Board of Education took a site tour at three sites Saturday to better inform their decisions.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:48:58 +0000 Laishi Zhou 27920 at http://kbia.org Columbia Public Schools planners narrow possible elementary school sites to three Columbia considers new kindergarten assessments http://kbia.org/post/columbia-considers-new-kindergarten-assessments <p>The Columbia School District is considering new kindergarten readiness assessments.</p><p>The Columbia Board of Education addressed the program at its meeting Monday night. Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Schools Peter Stiepleman says that better assessments are necessary because the children entering kindergarten have a wide variety of experience.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:03:09 +0000 India Everett 20923 at http://kbia.org Columbia considers new kindergarten assessments Columbia Public Schools introduces snow day child supervision http://kbia.org/post/columbia-public-schools-introduces-snow-day-child-supervision <p>When Columbia parents need to go to work during a snow storm, their child care options are slim. Columbia Public Schools has created a snow-day child care program which will operate on snow days when the city&rsquo;s main roads are snow-free.</p><p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:21:59 +0000 4544 at http://kbia.org Columbia Public Schools introduces snow day child supervision