Kendal Norberg, a fourth-grade teacher at Broadmoor Elementary School, Louisburg Unified School District 416, and Jessica Gazzano, an arts and publications teacher at Woodland Spring Middle School, Spring Hill USD 230, were named Region 3 finalists for the 2023 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Sunday, March 27.
Pamela Munoz, a kindergarten teacher at McCarter Elementary School, Topeka Unified School District 501, and Jaimie Swindler, a special education teacher at Ottawa Senior High School, Ottawa USD 290, were named Region 2 finalists for the 2023 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Sunday, March 27.
Mallory Keefe, a preschool teacher at Cheney Elementary School, Cheney Unified School District 268, and Brian Skinner, an interrelated special education and English teacher at Newton Senior High School, Newton USD 373, were named Region 4 finalists for the 2023 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Saturday, March 26.
Carly Torres, a fifth-grade teacher at Wiley Elementary School, Hutchinson Unified School District 308, and Erica Huggard, a biology, anatomy and physiology teacher at Emporia High School, Emporia USD 253, were named Region 1 finalists for the 2023 Kansas Teacher of the Year award during a virtual ceremony Saturday, March 26.
The Kansas State Board of Education discussed student inclusivity and racial equity during its March 8-9 meeting in Topeka.
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