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National Teachers Hall of Fame Induction Week Begins Monday

June 12, 2024 The Teachers College

The five career teachers in the National Teachers Hall of Fame Class of 2024 arrive in Emporia on Monday, June 17, for a week of activities that culminate in their induction into the hall. Several events later in the week are open to the public. This is the 32nd year for the NTHF induction ceremonies.

Full-Ride Scholarships Awarded by ESU, Jones Foundation

Feb. 23, 2024 The Teachers College

Four high schools were filled with festive atmospheres as five students from three Kansas counties learned Thursday (Feb. 22, 2024) that they have full-ride scholarships to Emporia State University to pursue their career goals. Each of the five learned the news during assemblies at their high schools.

SMaRT Kansas 21 Provides Big Scholarships, Stipends and More for Science and Math Educators at ESU

Feb. 13, 2024 The Teachers College

Emporia State University is proud to introduce the SMaRT Kansas 21 (Science & Math Recruitment of Teachers in Kansas for the 21st Century) program, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at transforming teacher recruitment, preparation, and support in the state of Kansas. This innovative program is made possible by a legislative budget appropriation of $510,000 per year, demonstrating a strong commitment to the future of education in Kansas.

Six 2024 Horizon Award winners are ESU alums

Jan. 18, 2024 The Teachers College

Six of the 2024 Horizon Award winners earned their degrees from Emporia State University. The recipients were announced by the Kansas Department of Education recently. They will be honored at a ceremony during the Kansas Exemplary Educators Network State Education conference on Feb. 23 in Topeka.

Kansas Tourism Grant to Benefit National Memorial to Fallen Educators

Nov. 8, 2023 The Teachers College

Kansas Tourism has announced that The National Teachers Hall of Fame will receive one of their “big giant checks” as an Attraction Development Grant Award recipient for 2023. Carrie Doud, fiscal and grant manager of Kansas Tourism, will be in Emporia between 11 and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16, to present the check for $16,000 to the staff and board of trustees. The grant is designed to enhance an existing state attraction, and the funding will be directed toward advertising and additions to the National Memorial to Fallen Educators.