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District recognizes 2019 Celebrating Excellence in Education Award winners

2019 Celebrating Excellence in Education winners Congratulations to the Maize USD 266 2019 Celebrating Excellence in Education winners!

  • Maize Central Elementary School: Laura Potter
  • Maize Early Childhood Center: Mandy Glasse
  • Maize Elementary School: Kelli Holguin
  • Maize South Elementary School: Kristen Dooley
  • Maize Virtual Preparatory School: Lyn Carnes
  • Pray-Woodman Elementary School: Ashlyn Johnson
  • Vermillion Elementary School: Kelly Burkholder
  • Maize High School: Amy Hammett
  • Maize Middle School: Adam McCarthy
  • Maize South High School: Denise Hogan
  • Maize South Middle School: Steffanie Moore

They have been recognized by their peers and administrators as professionals who use effective strategies for improving student performance, interact positively with parents and patrons in the community to promote education, provide leadership and mentoring to fellow teachers, and work as a team player in the district to provide quality educational experiences for students.

Kristen Dooley and Amy Hammett also have been selected as the district's nominees for the Kansas Department of Education's 2020 Kansas Teacher of the Year.