Teacher Stories

Every teacher’s experience is uniquely impactful. We’ve gathered stories from K-12 educators throughout Kansas to help you understand what makes this fulfilling career a wonderful choice. Click here to nominate a teacher that has impacted your life!

Why I teach

Do you want a career with the power to impact the future and make a difference everyday?  Have you thought about teaching?  Here from Kansas Educators on why those chose a career in education.

Andrea Graham’s Story

See how Andrea Graham fell in love with teaching and how she uses her theater skills to help students learn every day.

Miss Stevenson: 2022 Kansas Teacher of the Year!

Mrs. Franz’s Story

See how Karen Franz inspired a future teacher by helping a student believe in herself and overcome what felt impossible at the time.

Get started with your teaching education

Find the path, resources, and financial aid that’s right for you.