Department of Music
Kasandra Rumple is currently in her 7th year of teaching at Riverside Elementary School. She Graduated from Washburn University in 2008 with a degree in Music Education, and got her first job working here in Emporia in 2010. She is currently in a three year training program to become Kodaly certified as a music educator, and has enjoyed incorporating the Kodaly principals into her teaching as well as choir rehearsals.
She has been the director of the Emporia children's choir for 4 years and enjoys the opportunity to bring music literacy to the children of Emporia.
When she isn't busy with school she enjoys all aspects of the arts, from theater, to the visual arts, including working on her own paintings, drawings, and other fine arts. She and her husband Bryson are expecting their first child in November of 2016 and cannot be more excited to welcome their little one into the world!