Kahler Grant Winners

  • NKC Schools’ Education Foundation awarded 23 grants totaling more than $35,000 to staff members across the district! Winners were surprised during the annual Great Grant Giveaway on Tuesday, April 19. The Kahler Grant program is named in memory of Dr. Dan Kahler, a retired district principal whose gift established the grant fund. Since 1997, the Education Foundation has provided 346 grants totaling half a million dollars.

    Read more about this year's grant winners!


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Refer A Substitute & Earn $100

  • Do you know someone who’d be interested in serving as a substitute in our schools? Refer a new employee to Kelly Education and earn a $100 referral bonus! Current district employees are eligible; click here to learn more.

2022 Culture of Excellence Honor Cadres

  • 2022 Honor Cadres

    Congratulations to our 2022 Culture of Excellence Honor Cadres! These thirty individuals were nominated by their colleagues as outstanding representatives of NKC Schools who exemplify a spirit of service and demonstrate excellence in all they do. Heather Beeson was named Volunteer of the Year and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was honored as Business of the Year during the annual Culture of Excellence Celebration on March 29.


    Service Honor Cadre

    Kim Black – Northgate
    Joy Donnell – Eastgate
    Jackie Fabert – Staley
    Markel Fluker – Winnetonka
    Joy Ganaban – Northview
    Kare Kerns – Meadowbrook
    Teri Mann – Antioch
    Bear McCulley – Safety & Security
    Sarah Olmedo – Clardy
    Sheperd Owens – Safety & Security
    Aliza Perea – Winnwood
    Hilary Schowengerdt – Chapel Hill
    Jill Scott – Staley
    Stacey Walker – Academic Services
    Kelly Winger – Antioch

    Teaching Honor Cadre

    Sherrie Brown
    – Chapel Hill
    Laura Gitterman – Northgate
    Madeline Hendren – Fox Hill
    Emily Horn – Antioch
    Kristi Kennedy – Gateway
    Alison Latcham – Antioch
    Kari Lund – SAGE Center
    Rachael Michael – Rising Hill
    Angela Nakoulima – Eastgate
    Misty Navarro – New Mark
    Kali Schoening – Nashua
    Jeff Steadman – Crestview
    DeAirra Trent – Winnwood
    Nichole Unsell – NKCHS
    Amy White – Winnetonka


    Meet the 2022 Honor Cadres!

New Partnership with Grand Canyon University

  • NKC Schools is excited to share a new educational partnership with Grand Canyon University and the Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving (PLLS) program. This partnership program provides all district employees, students, and parents of students with a variety of benefits, including tuition scholarships, professional development opportunities and more. Click here to learn more.


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