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11-5-19 — Early November 2019 Awards

Nov. 5, 2019

Olathe Parents as Teachers Earns Blue Ribbon Designation

The Kansas City Area Parents as Teachers Consortium, which includes Olathe Parents as Teachers, has earned the highest designation from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top performing home visiting affiliates within the PATNC’s international network.

Being named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate affirms that the Olathe Parents as Teachers program is among the highest quality members of the home visitation and parent education field, implementing the evidence-based Parents as Teachers model with fidelity and quality.

Olathe Teacher Earns National Honor

LuAnn Fox, Olathe Northwest High School English teacher, was selected by the Kansas Association of Teachers of English as a national recipient of the 2019 High School Teacher of Excellence Award, sponsored by the Secondary Section of the National Council of Teachers of English.

“LuAnn is a valued member of our talented staff and this award is well deserved,” Olathe Northwest Principal Chris Zuck said. “She is active in a number of organizations, locally and nationally, and represents Olathe Northwest and the Olathe School District very well.”