Reminder: 2018 Closure Dates for DPI

Please find below scheduled days DPI will be closed for all locations:

·      Friday, March 30                     Good Friday

·      Monday, May 28                     Memorial Day

·      Wednesday, July 4                  Independence Day

·      Monday, September 3             Labor Day

·      Monday, October 29               Staff In-Service

·      Thurs/Fri Nov 22 & 23             Thanksgiving

·      Mon-Fri Dec 24-28                  Winter Holiday

In the event of inclement weather, DPI closings for each location will be posted separately on KMBC9 and KCTV5.  Keep in mind that DPI does not follow school or transportation closings.  Closing information may also be heard on the recorded message at 816-525-6000. 

Please let us know if you have any questions:

Independence:  816-525-6000 ext. 301

Kansas City:  816-525-6000 ext. 401

Lee's Summit:  816-525-6000 ext. 202

DPI Logo

DPI Logo

Save the Date for Golf Par-Tee

We have a fun event for golfers and non-golfers alike! If you have never been to a Top Golf, you won't want to miss our fundraiser on Sunday, February 11th. 

Top Golf gives a world-class experience with delicious food and top service while you have fun swinging clubs, bats and playing other fun games on-site. Single tickets and a variety of Sponsorships are available. 

See our flyer and details here, and mark your calendars now to be with us on February 11th from 3 to 6 PM. For more information on all the fun activities and food Top Golf offers visit this link

Top Golf

Top Golf

What Makes Me Smile is December 1st!

We are so excited about our upcoming event "What Makes Me Smile" Community Event on December 1st, 2017. We have all the details in one place for you at this link.

There you can purchase tickers, read all about our special guest entertainer, Dr. Brad Nieder, The Healthy Humorist, and find sponsorship opportunities and levels. Please help us spread the word through Facebook, Twitter, this website and with #WhatMakesMeSmile. 

We look forward to a grand evening with our invaluable supporters, friends, and community. We can't wait to see you there!

Make me smile

Make me smile

November Newsletter

Check out the latest and greatest news in our November Newsletter here.

The month is FILLED with events and happenings for November and beyond. Please check out our December events coming up and plan now to join us for our Community Event Night on December 1st. 

You won't want to miss the info on:

  • Giving Tuesday
  • 12 Days of Holiday Caring 
  • Advocacy and Policy Info

And more...

Mark Those Calendars for December 1st!

“What Makes Me Smile” Community Recognition Night

On Friday, December 1, Developing Potential will be hosting our “What Makes Me Smile” Community Recognition Night to support those we serve.

The evening will consist of wonderful holiday jazz music from A La Mode, a silent auction, dinner, keynote speaker Dr. Brad Nieder – The Healthy Humorist, as well as awards.

Attendees will also have a chance to bid on a suite at the Kansas City Chiefs December 16 home game against the Los Angeles Chargers.  Suite package includes tickets for 13 individuals and 5 parking passes, valued at $13,000!

Please see sponsorship information below, and plan now to attend!

Time: 5:30pm

Place: Longview Mansion, 1200 SW Longview Park Dr., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Information