Colleges and Programs
Kansas Colleges – This is a very easy and beneficial resource to use relative to searching Kansas for a program of study that meets your career ambitions.
Kansas Public Colleges and Universities – A convenient state map with markers makes it easy for you to review all of the state’s public higher education institutions. A simple click and you will be directed to a specific website for more information.
EdD Programs – If you are considering an advanced degree in education, you may want to check out this website for degree programs and doctoral funding opportunities.
College Scholarships, Kansas – The ‘Quick Navigation’ feature on this website will help you find financial aid and scholarship information.
Kansas College Grants Database – If you are a returning to college student, many options available for funding your higher education are provided on this website. Many grants and scholarships are listed for you to research and consider.
Kansas Board of Regents, Students – Adult student, high school student, returning student, concurrent enrollment; this subsite of the Kansas Board of Regents website has great information for whatever type of student you are and guidance relative to how you can move your education forward.
Most Affordable Colleges in Kansas – If you are concerned about transfer credit to a Kansas institute of higher learning, or if you need guidance on locating a college that is affordable to you, or maybe you are just perusing the grant and scholarship options for the state…..this site is a great resource.
Kansas Department Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, Education – This section of the department is responsible for outdoor-related educational programs. There are a combination of outdoor skills and environmental instruction experiences. Plus, lessons are available for a variety of different types of outdoor enthusiasts.
Teacher Certification Degrees, Kansas – If it’s your desire to become a teacher in the state of Kansas, there are many paths to certification. The various certification processes are outlined for you on this website.
Healthcare Pathways, Kansas – WOW! This is a wonderful website for information on the healthcare industry in Kansas relative to healthcare schools (long list here with offerings at each), education requirements for specific healthcare jobs, career and employer information. Definitely worth a look if you want to work in the healthcare industry or if you are currently in a career but want to maximize your potential or expand your expertise and skillset.
Job Seekers and Career
Kansas State Employment Center – Provided here is a portal that will assist you in finding a job in the public service sector in Kansas. You can search on a wide variety of careers and use the helpful guides throughout the process.
Kansas Department of Commerce, Workforce Services – Career opportunities, events, partnerships, leadership…..this commission strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in the state of Kansas.
Kansas Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.
Kansas Department of Agriculture, Jobs – A list by job title of individual job openings is available on this webpage with expanded information behind the link to each.
iHireConstruction, Kansas – Very simply, you want a job in construction in the state of Kansas? Look no further than this search tool.
KHCA, Careers – The Kansas Health Care Association has a list of current openings in the healthcare field relative to their association’s nursing and care unit affiliations.
Kansas Department of Transportation, Career Opportunities – Here is a quick and easy long list of job openings in the Kansas DOT. Drill into the list a little bit and you will get the opportunity specifics.
Leadership and Development
Kansas Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.
Kansas Health Organizations – If it’s a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across Kansas is what you need, look here!
Kansas Art Education Association – Here is an organization for the art educator that offers networking, events, awards, development grants, education guidance relative to core curriculum and standards and of particular interest, the list of resources available for integration activities and lessons right into the classroom.
STAR (State Thanks and Recognition) – This is an interesting website for any individual, business or organization that likes to make use of discounts as they move forward on a day-to-day basis. STAR offers State of Kansas employees an opportunity to take advantage of product and service discounts offered by various vendors throughout the state. The discount vendor list is enormous. If you have to make a purchase or seek out a service, why not get a discount in the process.
KITO, Project Management Training Opportunities – The Kansas Information Technology Office offers numerous training classes, of varying lengths and duration, on current industry standard project management skillsets such as Scrum and Agile.
NetWork Kansas – Classes – Connections – Capital. NetWork Kansas is a nonprofit devoted to the growth of entrepreneurship and small businesses throughout the state. A central portal connects entrepreneurs and business owners with great resources. There are partnerships with business organizations as well as educational institutions.
Kansas Technology Student Association – This vocational organization primarily integrates itself within the high school setting. There are showcase events and competitions sponsored by the association for the purpose of enhancing student personal development, leadership and career opportunities in STEM.
KHCA (Kansas Health Care Association) – This statewide non-profit association’s members are comprised of healthcare workers in for-profit and not-for-profit facilities consisting of nursing facilities, assisted living, mental health, intermediate care for the intellectually disabled and hospital-based long term care units.
Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children – This non-profit is comprised of members who represent a diverse range of services for children. Educational resources are provided so that the quality and availability of services endure for children from birth to age eight.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Kansas Labor Law Posters – For your start-up business you will need to display certain notices advising employees of their rights in the workplace. This is a convenient website that provides you with posters for free download to meet state requirements.
Kansas Business Center – A one-stop-shop for starting and maintaining a business in the state of Kansas. KBC will share information with you about how to plan a business, register and file all of those necessary permits and licenses, not to mention tax registration and annual report filing. Plus, guidance on the day-to-day operation of your business and relocating an existing business to the state of Kansas.
Kansas Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.
How to Start a Business in Kansas – WOW! This site is a super resource for instructions and guidance on your business venture startup.
Starting Your Business in Kansas – If you are a ‘step-by-step’ person, then this website on how to start your Kansas business in 7 steps will be a great resource for you. Behind each step is further information and guidance that is clear and concise without being overwhelming.
BusinessNameUSA – When this site says ‘One Stop Business Registration’ they mean it!! No matter what state, what type of business you are starting up or adding on to, licenses, permits, tax ID’s needed, you will be walked step-by-step through the process AND get a fee schedule so you know your due diligence start-up costs – at least from an administrative standpoint.
Kansas Small Business Grants – State funding agencies, categories and the application itself can be found here.
KANVET (Kansas Commission of Veterans Affairs) – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.
Kansas State Employment Center, Veteran Employment – Take the time to browse through the links available on this website for information on employment opportunities and assistance, upcoming events related to veterans, training opportunities and upcoming events.
Kansas Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.
The American Legion – Kansas – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.
Kansas Workforce One, Veterans Services – This organization offers employment and training services to eligible veterans through a grant program that is non-competitive. Funds are allocated to Kansas state workforce agencies in direct proportion to the number of veterans seeking employment within the state.