The Kansas State Department of Education invites public and private school districts to participate in the Kansas Exemplary Educator Talent Pool. The goal of this program is to identify outstanding educators for special recognition, alternating between elementary (pre-K-5) and secondary (6-12) every year.
District officials are encouraged to nominate deserving educators. Recommendations should identify educators who are valued by their school and community and who may ultimately receive prestigious state and national recognition.
This program recognizes individuals who:
Exemplary elementary (grades K-5) teachers, specialists and principals from Kansas public and private schools who have:
Administrators complete the online Kansas Exemplary Educator Talent Pool Application for each nominee.
Your recommendation is confidential and shouldn’t be shared with the individual being recommended.
If you have any questions, please contact Tamla Miller.
As always, we appreciate your collaboration in recognizing the great work of Kansas’ outstanding educators.
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