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Maple Valley agriscience teacher reflects on 27 years of service

An agriscience teacher says successful FFA programs are as strong as their local community support. Aaron Saari is the longest-serving agricultural sciences teacher at Maple Valley Public Schools, which is located about 30 minutes southwest of Lansing. SaariFFA1 “Kids come in as fresh-faced students and... Read More.

Illinois teacher named national ag education award winner

A central Illinois teacher has been named as a National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award winner.  Amanda Stanko is a STEM and preschool teacher with Corpus Christi Catholic School in Bloomington, Illinois.  She works with nearly 3-hundred students in kindergarten through sixth grade, and... Read More.

Wiley Elementary Teacher Wins Heartland Credit Union Grant

By Hutchinson Public Schools HUTCHINSON, Kan. — For the 2023-24 school year, Heartland Credit Union has awarded $3,800 total for 10 projects through its Celebrate Academic Success with HCU (CASH) Grants. Stephanie Suppes, Third Grade Teacher at Wiley Elementary... Read More.

Canton-Galva Teacher Dies from Injuries in Friday Crash

By Lucky Kidd McPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. — A Canton-Galva High School teacher has died from injuries sustained in a December 15th crash. USD 419 Superintendent Jim Struber announced Wednesday agricultural education teacher Ashley Austin passed away Tuesday... Read More.

Heide, Lopez Nominated for Kansas Teacher Promise Award

By Tabor College HILLSBORO, Kan. — Emma Heide (cs) and Regan (James, g’22) Lopez were recognized as Tabor College’s 2023 Kansas Teacher of Promise Award nominees.Heide is student-teaching at Pray Woodman Elementary in Wichita, Kan., and Lopez is teaching at William Allen White Elementary School... Read More.