2018 KCEE Teacher of the Year Awards
Submit Nominees by October 1st
Winners will receive a $100 Amazon gift card and recognition!
The Kansas Council for Economic Education is excited to recognize two educators who actively engage their students in economics and personal finance. If you know a teacher that stands out in one of these areas, please nominate them to receive this recognition. There will be two awards winners in all as described below. The deadline to receive nominations is tentatively set for October 1st so be sure to mark your calendar to submit your nomination! Teachers nominated will be contacted to submit additional information. If your nominee is selected, both you and the nominee will be notified.
ECONOMIC EDUCATOR AWARDS: This award winner will be announced in October. They will also be considered for the 2018 Kansas Council for the Social Studies Educator of the Year. Winners will be recognized at the Kansas State Social Studies Conference in Emporia on Sunday, October 28th at the awards reception. If the award winner is not a social studies teacher, we will do our best to acknowledge them at their specific teacher conference.
FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATOR AWARDS: The award winner will be announced in October and recognized at their schools. Winners will be recognized at the Kansas State Social Studies Conference in Emporia on Sunday, October 28th at the awards reception. If the award winner is not a social studies teacher, we will do our best to acknowledge them at their specific teacher conference.
Teachers may self-nominate or be nominated by a peer, school administrator, curriculum specialist, community or business representative or a director of a Center for Economic Education.
Please complete the form online at http://bit.ly/KCEETOY to nominate an educator for this award. KCEE will contact the nominated teacher to provide additional information to complete the process.
Economic Educator of the Year:
2017 – Matthew Wolfe, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School – USD 512
2016 – Tony Budetti, Shawnee Mission South High School – USD 512
2015 – Virginia Hammes, Turner High School – USD 202
Financial Literacy Educator of the Year:
2017 – Sheryl Tillery, Complete High School Maize – USD 266