• Ben Blankley

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    Contact Information:
    3404 Country Club Place
    Wichita, KS  67208-3034
    Phone: 680-2108
    Personal e-mail link: Click here.


    Wichita BOE: 
    Member: January 2018-present
    Vice-President: 2021


    Biographical Information:
    Birthplace: Sioux Falls, SD


    Chamberlain High School
    Chamberlain, SD

    Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    BS: Aerospace Engineering



    Aircraft Systems Integration Engineer
    Spirit AeroSystems


    Kansas Association of School Boards
    Council of Great City Schools
    Wichita Shakespeare Company
    SPEEA, IFPTE Local 2001


    Areas of Focus:
    Lifelong learning
    Community engagement




    Elementary: Adams, Buckner Magnet, Gammon, Jackson, L'Ouverture Magnet, Mueller Magnet, Spaght Magnet, Washington Accelerated
    K-8: Gordon Parks Academy
    Middle: Brooks Magnet
    High: East
    Special: *Juvenile Detention Center; *Chester I. Lewis Academic Learning Center: Wichita Virtual School, Wichita Alternative High School, & Wichita Adult Learning Center; *Little Early Childhood Center; and *Wichita Children's Home

    *Schools in BOE District 1, assigned to At-Large BOE Member for communication purposes.

  • Why Ben serves Wichita children:

    "Public education is my family business: I am the product of over a hundred years of public education advocates and educators. I am proud to serve all children in Wichita Public Schools and continue my family's legacy of service."