Brian Skinner, the 2023 Kansas Teacher of the Year, is available this year through the Hubbard Foundation Kansas Teacher of the Year Ambassadorship to conduct workshops for school personnel, visit with team members of teachers or serve as a keynote speaker for your school district.
Skinner is an interrelated special education teacher, grades 9-12, for Newton Unified School District 373, as an employee of the Harvey County Special Education Cooperative in Newton. He has been teaching since August 2013 and currently serves as Newton High School’s special education department chair.
Skinner also has served as the individualized education plan case manager for Project SEARCH, a one-year program that focuses exclusively on vocational skills within the community for students with significant disabilities that have completed their high school academic program.
Outside of the special education department, Skinner has several other teaching experiences. He was a general education English instructor for Newton’s virtual program from 2016 through 2020 and served as adjunct history professor at Bethel College in 2017.
Skinner has a bachelor’s degree in history from Bethel College and a master of teaching and learning from Friends University.
If you would like to invite Skinner to make a presentation at your school, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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