Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

2018 Teacher of the Year

2018 Teacher of the Year

For Wanda Small, incorporating agriculture in her classroom is second nature. Having grown up on a dairy and grain farm in Atchison County, Small was no stranger to agriculture or education as she decided to pursue her teaching career. “Growing up as a 4-H’er who ‘taught’ others through demonstration and…

learn more

May 2018 Teacher Feature

May 2018 Teacher Feature

Nancy Smith, this month’s KFAC featured teacher, has always been dedicated to education. She knew since she was young that she wanted to be a teacher. Smith is a first-grade teacher at Bentwood Elementary in Olathe. She has been teaching for 14 years, and although she doesn’t have that much…

learn more

April 2018 Teacher Feature

April 2018 Teacher Feature

Agriculture is one of the most important industries, according to Christi Schertz, this month’s featured teacher, because it affects student’s lives with how their food is produced and provided, and the jobs that are available to Kansas students in the future. Schertz is a teacher in the Triplains school district…

learn more

2017 Teacher of the Year

2017 Teacher of the Year

Denise Scribner, biology, ecology and forensic crime science teacher at Eisenhower High School in Goddard, Kan., was recently named the 2017 Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC). The KFAC Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year award recognizes Kansas…

learn more