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Kansas Master Teacher Awards

Recognizing excellence in Kansas educators

Kansas Master Teacher Awards

Since 1954, select teachers from schools across the state have been nominated, selected and named Kansas Master Teachers. Since 1980, Bank of America has pledged more than $100,000 to endow the Kansas Master Teacher awards permanently.

Publicizing the award

The award selection committee sends information about the Kansas Master Teacher Award through e-mail and hard copy mailings generated from the Kansas State Department of Education website contact list and through social media. To ensure information reaches you, please keep your directory information updated with KSDE. We suggest individuals in charge of the local selection process bookmark this Kansas Master Teacher website.

2024 Kansas Master Teacher Nominations

Nominations for 2024 are closed.

2024 Kansas Master Teachers

  • Bre McGranahan, intensive resource teacher at Stanley Elementary, USD 229 Blue Valley
  • Erica Threatt, K-5 instructional coach at Meadowlark Elementary, USD 480, Liberal
  • Jennifer Fallin, instructional coach at Washington Elementary, USD 475, Geary County
  • Jessica Brown, first grade AVID teacher at Sunflower Elementary School, USD 497, Lawrence Public Schools
  • Jessica Buchanan, engineering teacher at Maize Middle School, USD 266, Maize
  • Lindsey Dowell, 7-8th grade gifted facilitator at Washburn Rural Middle School, USD 437, Topeka
  • Sara Hoffman, second grade teacher at Canyon Creek Elementary School, USD 233, Olathe

Kansas Master Teacher trophies

Kansas Master Teacher recognition day

The 2024 Kansas Master Teacher Awards Banquet will be on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Emporia State University.

A group of Kansas Master Teachers pose for a photo

Previous winners

Since 1954, hundreds of Kansas educators have been recognized as Kansas Master Teacher.

Previous winners
The 2024 Kansas Master Teachers pose for a photo

Eligibility, Nomination, Selection

Learn more about the Kansas Master Teacher eligibility, nomination, and selection processes.

Eligibility, Nomination, Selection

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