Superintendent of Schools

Emporia Public Schools

Superintendent, Emporia Public Schools   

Kevin E. Case is superintendent for the Emporia Public Schools, effective July 1, 2016. He brings to the job 17 years of experience as a superintendent at Inman and eight years experience as a school principal in Stafford and Lindsborg. He began his teaching career as a computer and business teacher in 1987 at Jefferson West High School in Meriden.

Kevin Case, Superintendent of Schools

Kevin Case, Superintendent of Schools

I’m an educational leader who is passionate about helping create a vision for what schools can and should be. I enjoy using my leadership skills to help our district and other entities begin to realize their full potential. #LeadershipMatters I enjoy talking about and facilitating conversations around the role technology plays in the teaching and learning process.

Since 2011, he also has had a consulting business, CaseByCaseSolutions, which provides customized consulting services on change, vision, leadership, and technology integration for educational and business groups

Case is involved in professional organizations and education initiatives at the state, regional and national levels. He also is the author of a book, “#TwirtyDays – Opening Doors, Creating Possibilities & Realizing the Enormous Potential of Strategic Social Media” published in 2015.

He was appointed in 2015 to chair the Kansas Education Re-Design Committee for Kansas Commissioner Randy Watson, a group charged with making recommendations on education models that will help improve overall student success.

He was one of 100 superintendents selected for the #FutureReady Superintendents Summit in 2014, a group that met with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and participated in the #FutureReady Pledge signing with President Obama in Washington, D.C. That same year he was one of 24 superintendents selected to give input into the 2015 National Technology Plan with the Office of Education Technology.

While he was superintendent at Inman, the district was selected to become an Apple Distinguished Program in 2013-2017 and the district hosted three iPad Summits to help Kansas school districts move forward with technology integration.

Case received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State University and a superintendent’s certification from Fort Hays State University. He has presented individual, building and district staff development in many districts, service centers, and for state associations in Kansas and other states. He also served on the Kansas School Superintendents Association Communications Committee.

In his spare time, he is an amateur sports and outdoor photographer. He and his wife, Jodi, have three children.

Office of the Superintendent

Mary Herbert Education Center
1700 W 7th Ave.
PO Box 1008
Emporia, KS 66801

Phone: 620-341-2201
Fax: 620-341-2205

Kevin Case

Dana Witten
Secretary to the Superintendent & Clerk of the Board

Messages from the Superintendent

In Case You’re Wondering: #Ready2Launch

In Case You’re Wondering: #Ready2Launch

It’s hard to believe, but our summer break is rapidly coming to a close. We are now less than three weeks away from starting another exciting school year. As the Kansas State Department of Education touts its education redesign project named after the pioneering...

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In Case You’re Wondering: #StartStrong

In Case You’re Wondering: #StartStrong

From the street, our schools appear to be empty and quiet during June and July, but once inside a visitor will hear and see evidence of cleaning and painting crews working and maintenance crews finishing repairs in preparation for a new school year. Behind the scenes,...

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In Case You’re Wondering: #EmporiaProud

In Case You’re Wondering: #EmporiaProud

As I come to the close of my first year in Emporia, I am reflecting on what has been a great year. I am excited about what we have accomplished, and more importantly, the energy I’m feeling is fueled by the potential of what lies ahead. I started my tenure here using...

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In Case You’re Wondering:  #FinishStrong

In Case You’re Wondering: #FinishStrong

How we end the school year is importantMay 1, 2017I come to you today with what I call “The May Challenge.”  It may not be a catchy title, but bear with me for a moment.  I like to think of May in schools as the fourth quarter of a basketball game - a very important...

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