Sometimes Saying No, Really Means Saying Yes

Sometimes Saying No, Really Means Saying Yes   The headline says it all! Earlier this year as it became clear that the biennial Jackson County assessment was turning into a debacle, the KCPS school board and district administration began discussing modeling the...

School Board Diversity

Nate Hogan was recently interviewed by KCUR for the Article Students In Kansas City Classrooms Are More Diverse, But School Boards Remain Mostly White  By ELLE MOXLEY • SEP 26, 2019 KCUR 89.3 Across the metro, Kansas City schools are serving more students of...

120 Days of School Board Service

Nate Hogan – Vice Chair – KCPS School Board of Directors Just over 120 days ago I was sworn in as the sub-district 2 school board director and elected by my peers to the officer role of Vice-Chair. April 10th was an incredibly humbling day for me and one that...

Kansas City Public Schools Vice Chair Sub-District 2

 Nate is the Senior Director at symplr and has a 22-year professional career spanning multiple domains and industries, both in large corporations and as an entrepreneur. Additionally, Nate has served on many non-profit boards and neighborhood associations and understands how an effective board should and should not operate.

Innovative Leadership

  • KCPS needs to leverage the district’s assets in creative ways and develop new partnerships that help ensure that recent progress towards accreditation can continue without disruption. Our KIDS are counting on us to be steadfast in our efforts to protect their futures. 


KIDS First

  • EVERY decision needs to be made with the districts KIDS at the front of the boards minds!


Efficient and Effective Board Governance

  • Recent progress has shown that the School Board is making strides towards providing strategic leadership and governance instead of getting in the weeds of day to day operational elements that should be left up to the district administration. More work needs to be done to transform the board into a high-functioning one.

Stand In the GAP

  • Too long, those passionate about education in Kansas City have refused to do the work to For understand each other’s position without assuming the worst intentions and without using their influence to drive a wedge between themselves and those who have a different opinion. If we are to solve the complex challenges that our KIDS face, and prepare them for the knowledge economy, we need to get opposing forces out of the trenches and at the table TOGETHER, engaged in meaningful dialogue. 


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