Briefly noted: Milton Chen featured guest at inaugural SMEF Distinguished Leaders Speakers Series; Game On for Kansas Schools primary endorsements

Milton Chen at the 2014 Schools of the Future conference in Hawaii. Photo credit Kathy Schrock. Used under a Creative Commons license.

Milton Chen to be featured speaker in inaugural Distinguished Leaders Speakers Series. The Shawnee Mission Education Foundation is bringing George Lucas Educational Foundation executive director emeritus Milton Chen to the 1900 Building in Mission Woods August 8 for the inaugural Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series. A leader in education, media and technology for four decades, Chen headed the George Lucas Education Foundation as it expanded its publishing operations, including its popular website Edutopia.org. You can find registration information here.

Game On for Kansas Schools releases primary endorsements. Game On for Kansas Schools has released its endorsements for the primary election cycle. In the area House races, Game On endorses incumbents Tom Cox (Republican in District 17), Cindy Neighbor (Democrat in District 18) and Nancy Lusk (Democrat in District 18); and first-time candidates Brandon Woodard (Democrat in District 30) and Colleen Webster (Republican in District 30).