Click HERE to read the latest news and announcements from Don Gifford, HGSS Program Consultant at KSDE.
KCHE is now accepting nominations for our 2018 Teacher of the Year Awards. One teacher is awarded at the K-6 level, one at the 7-12 level. Nominate a deserving teacher today at bit.ly/kchetoy.
Kansas History Day contests are quickly approaching and they need your help. Judges are necessary at all levels of the History Day competition to evaluate the students' entries and provide the positive and constructive feedback that is essential to the learning process. To volunteer, please contact the coordinator for your district. Click HERE for more information.
KSDE First Annual Civic Engagement Conference
WOW - Click HERE to check out this awesome comprehensive list of professional learning opportunities available to educators! A huge thank you to Stefanie Wager of the Iowa Department of Education for creating this wonderful document and to Don Gifford with KSDE for sharing it.
Want to know the latest and greatest news and information from our fearless leader in Topeka, Don Gifford? Click HERE for the December edition of his HGSS Newsletter!
CONGRATULATIONS to Kathy Schaller, 4th grade teacher at Ruth Clark Elementary School (USD261), and Blanche Wulfekoetter, Secondary Social Studies teacher at Jefferson West High School (USD 340), on being named the 2017 KCHE Teachers of the Year! Blanche was also selected by Don Gifford as the 2017 KS Social Studies Teacher of the Year. Thank you both for all that you do to promote literacy and social studies in your classrooms. Keep innovating and inspiring! #KCHETOY17
Time is running out to register for the Annual Social Studies Conference November 5th and 6th in Wichita. Come one day or both for just $50.00!
Sunday, November 5
KCHE is proud to announce that our 2017 KCHE Teachers of the Year are Kathy Schaller of Ruth Clark Elementary School in Haysville and Blanche Wulfekoetter of Jefferson West High School in Meriden. The awards will be presented at the Kansas Social Studies Conference reception on Sunday, Nov. 5th, 6:30pm, at the Hotel at Old Town Conference Center. In addition, both teachers are also now eligible for the 2017 KS State Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award. Congratulations, Kathy and Blanche!
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