A surprise visit was made to Ottawa Schools to celebrate the selection of Lori Underwood as the 2018-19 KMEA Teacher of the Year. A formal award presentation will take place at the 2019 In-Service Workshop.
KMEA is proud to recognize Shawn Chastain, Executive Coordinator of Fine Arts for the Wichita Public Schools, as the 2018-19 KMEA Honor Administrator. A formal award presentation will take place at the 2019 In-Service Workshop.
KMEA Executive Director John Taylor of Friends University has been selected as the 2018-19 NFHS “Outstanding Music Educator Award” recipient for Kansas as well as Section 5 of the NFHS (KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD). To read more on this award, please visit the Kansas Music Review.