Kansas Roads Scholar Program for Counties & Cities
The major objective of the Roads Scholar Program is to promote a skilled workforce for Kansas local public works agencies. The program provides training to increase knowledge of local road maintenance procedures and improve technical supervisory and managerial skills. Training is provided by Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program,the Kansas Association of Counties, the Kansas Department of Transportation, and others. The Roads Scholar Program that meets requirements for both county and city public works departments.
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The Roads Scholar Program (all three levels) are monitored by the Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program. Please contact Kristin Kelly with any questions about enrolling or your status in the program.
Training is available across Kansas at a reasonable cost. Attendance is tracked and certificates are awarded to county and township participants by the Kansas County Highway Association for program completion and by the APWA Kansas Chapter for city participant. Continuing education is required to maintain the
A summary report of the achievements of the program through December 2014 can be found by clicking here. As of December 2014, a total of 291 individuals have earned a certificate for completion of the Level I Technical Skills. 21 counties, 2 townships and 7 cities currently have personnel enrolled in the Level I program. To date, 85 individuals have earned a certificate for completion of the Level II Supervisory Skills Program and 16 individuals have completed the Level III Executive Development Program. 10 counties and 2 cities are currently enrolled in the Level III program.