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Mrs. Kathy Busch, Vice Chairman
238 N Ridgewood
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 682-5718 (home)

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  • Represents the following school districts in Sedgwick and Butler counties, District 8
  • First term on the State Board, 2013; currently serving second term
  • Committee Assignments -  Kansas State High School Activities Association Board of Directors and Executive Board, Teacher Vacancy and Supply Committee; Chair of the School Mental Health Advisory Council; Governor's Education Committee, National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Public Education Position Committee
  • Retired as Assistant Superintendent of Middle Schools for the Wichita Public Schools
  • Served 17 years as a building administrator at middle and high school levels
  • Former science teacher and adjunct professor at Wichita State University

Mrs. Busch received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University in biological sciences. She then earned her teaching license as well as her Master’s of Science Education from Wichita State University. Her building and district level administrative licenses were also through Wichita State. Her family has four generations who attended Kansas schools and three generations who graduated from Wichita Public Schools.





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Peggy Hill

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