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Bank Leaders of Kansas Accepting Applications

The KBA is now accepting applications for the 2020 Bank Leaders of Kansas (BLOK) class. This year-long program is designed to build participants' leadership skills and knowledge of the banking industry. Any employee of a KBA member bank or associate member may apply through December 1. Read the BLOK brochure. Access the fillable application. For additional information, please contact Alex Orel or Sara Blubaugh.

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KBA to Offer Conference for Women Bankers in 2020

Mark your calendars to attend our 2020 Women in Banking Conference to be held May 28-29 at the Embassy Suites in Olathe. The 1-1/2 day program will feature educational sessions unique to female bankers including professionalism, leadership, networking, overcoming fear, self-defense techniques, peer networking sessions and a women leaders panel discussion. Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George has been invited. Special guest will be Kat Perkins, a former contestant on The Voice, who will share her story of becoming fearless. Details will be available in March. Until then, please forward questions to Becky Tongish or Becky Milne at the KBA.

Apply for Banking Scholarships Today!

Scholarship opportunities are now available for banking schools in 2020. Please review the list of scholarships here. If you are considering attendance at one of these  banking schools, please don’t overlook scholarship opportunities to help you defray costs. Scholarship applications for either graduate school are due March 1, while scholarship applications for the Human Resource Management School are due January 24.

Scholarships may also be earned by attending select schools offered by the KBA/NBA Schools of Banking.

Please contact Tami Lutzi for more information.

2020 Education & Training Preview Now Available

Brought to you by Kansas bankers for Kansas bankers, KBA is pleased to announce our 2020 Education and Training Preview. You will find training programs for all areas of the bank, at all experience levels, and delivered however and whenever you choose. You’ll find it all – live conferences, seminars and workshops; schools; webinars; in-house training; online courses; and IT certification courses – and with the quality and price you won’t find anywhere else.  If you don’t see what you are looking for, contact a member of KBA’s education staff and we’ll assist you in locating just what you need. We hope you will make KBA your one-stop education and training source – you’ll be glad you did.