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: Hopes, Dreams & Expectations

As I reflect on my first two full months on the job, I honestly do not know where those first 60 days went; they have flown by. I have had the opportunity to meet many great people inside and outside of the organization and I continue to be amazed at the wide variety...

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In Case You’re Wondering: #PaintColors

In Case You’re Wondering: #PaintColors

Every so often it becomes evident that it is time to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls. In late June, the walls of my office at Mary Herbert Education Center were painted. The color of choice was “Modern Grey.” It looks more brown to me, but who am I to interfere...

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In Case You’re Wondering:  #GreatPeople

In Case You’re Wondering: #GreatPeople

#GreatPeopleDuring the past five months, I had the chance to spend 10 days in the Emporia School District meeting people, listening and learning. This was a wonderful experience! After each trip, a common theme stuck in my mind: Emporia has a great group of people to...

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Everyone Works in Support of Students

Superintendent's Message for May:  Everyone Works in Support of StudentsSince the announcement of my retirement in late September, I have experienced a new appreciation of all the things that make “school” happen.Every day is different, so there really is no way to...

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