Filled Positions (2017-2018)

High School Agricultural Education Filled Positions 2017-2018

(For the 2018-2019 school year)

  1. Shawnee Heights USD 450 – Sara Wendt – Experienced Teacher
  2. Abilene USD 435 – Zach Cooper – Beginning Teacher*
  3. Chapman USD 473 – Jim Weller – Beginning Teacher*
  4. Riley County USD 378 – Bo Downing – Experienced Teacher
  5. Eudora USD 491 – Sarah Randall – Experienced Teacher
  6. Paola USD 368 – Tom Schull – Experienced Teacher
  7. Hanover USD 223 – Matthew Anguiano – Beginning Teacher*
  8. Buhler USD 313 – Baylee Siemens – Beginning Teacher*
  9. Troy USD 429 – Michael Adame – Beginning Teacher*
  10. Arkansas City USD 470 – Josie Reilly – Beginning Teacher*
  11. Kiowa County (Greensburg) USD 422 – Brooke Harshaw – Beginning Teacher*
  12. Ness City USD 303 – Mark Hager – Experienced Teacher
  13. Jackson Heights USD 335 – Michaela McKenzie – Beginning Teacher*
  14. Mulvane USD 263 – Kendra Banzet – Experienced Teacher (new to Ag)
  15. Marysville USD 364 – Wyatt Maurer – Beginning Teacher*
  16. Peabody-Burns USD 398 – Alex Walters – Beginning Teacher*
  17. Lakin USD 215 – Jennifer Wright – Experienced Teacher (new to Ag)
  18. Ashland USD 220 – Cassie Campbell – Beginning Teacher*
  19. Prairie View USD 362 – Melisa Bertz – Experienced Teacher
  20. Newton USD 373 – Paxton Boore – Beginning Teacher*
  21. Chanute USD 413 – Caitlyn Wedel – Beginning Teacher*
  22. Skyline USD 438 – Anita DeWeese – Beginning Teacher (TtoT)
  23. Jayhawk-Linn USD 346- KaCee Thompson – Experienced Teacher
  24. Colby USD 315 – Marvin Green – Beginning Teacher (TtoT)
  25. Clay Center USD 379 – Ashley Tonn – Experienced Teacher
  26. Marysville USD 364 – Chelsey Figge – Beginning Teacher*
  27. Fort Scott USD 234 – Dane Cummings – Beginning Teacher*
  28. Wellsville USD 289 – Brian Batchelder – Experienced Teacher (new to Ag)
  29. Southern Coffey County USD 245 – Eric Castle- Beginning Teacher (TtoT)
  30. Graham County USD 281 (Hill City) – Blair Nickelson – Experienced Teacher
  31. Lawrence USD 497 – Sheryl Cleavinger-Perry – Experienced Teacher
  32. Herington USD 487 – Mallory Burton – Beginning Teacher*
  33. Herington USD 487 – Tammie Greenlee – Beginning Teacher (TtoT)
  34. KCK USD 500 (Washington High School) – Olivia Moore – Beginning Teacher (TtoT)
  35. Hiawatha USD 415 – Ellen Blackwell – Beginning Teacher*
  36. Onaga USD 322 – Walter Pitts – Experienced Teacher
  37. Nemaha Central USD 115 – Marya Haverkamp – Experienced Teacher
  38.  Newton USD 373 – (second position) Larry Goehring – Experienced Teacher
  39. Ulysses USD 214 – Jade Greene – Beginning Teacher (T to T)
  40. Trego Co (WaKeeney) USD 208 – Kate Howland – Beginning Teacher (T to T)
  41. Southern Lyon Co. USD 252- filled from within
  42. Caney Valley USD 436 – pending board approval
  43. Rural Vista USD 481 – Nicholas Bledsoe – Beginning Teacher (TtoT)
  44. Solomon USD 393 – Dale Davidson – Experienced Teacher
  45. Palco USD 269 – Robert Weber – Experienced Teacher (new to ag)
  46. Riverside USD 114 – Kristina Bliley- Beginning Teacher
  47. Renwick USD 267 (Garden Plain H.S.) – Cody Holiday – Beginning Teacher+
  48. Cimarron USD 102 – Fred Gillig – Experienced Teacher
  49. St. Paul USD 505 – Alan Weiser – Experienced Teacher
  50. Stafford USD 349 – Harmon Bliss – Experienced Teacher
  51. Dodge City USD 443 – Tyrel Moffitt – Beginning Teacher (TtoT)

*2018 KSU Graduate
+2017 KSU Graduate

TtoT = Transition to Teaching

(Updated 8-27-18)

Extension Agent – Finney Co. (Garden City)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jennifer Stoss will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Finney County as a Horticulture Extension Agent, effective June 3, 2018. Finney County’s office is located in Garden City, Kansas.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education from Fort Hays State University.

Stoss has most recently been employed as a High School Agriculture Educator at Ness City Jr/Sr High School.

Horticulture agents develop and deliver educational programs such as horticulture crop production, marketing and economics related to the horticulture industry, landscape design maintenance and improvement, conservation of natural resources and pest management.

 

Extension Agent – Johnson Co. (Olathe)

Extension Agent, Johnson County, 4-H Youth Development

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Lee Sigley will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension as the Johnson County 4-H Youth Development Agent, effective March 12, 2017. Johnson County’s office is in Olathe.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Kansas.

Sigley most recently worked the Director of Operations for the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, KS.

Extension Agent, Grant County (Ulysses)

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Elizabeth Rogers Kissick will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Grant County as an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, effective May 20, 2018.  Grant County’s office is located in Ulysses, Kansas.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education with minors in Agronomy and Animal Sciences and Industry from Kansas State University.

She has most recently finished her student teaching at Hugoton High School.

(updated 5-7-18)

Extension Agent, Sedgwick County (Wichita)

Extension Agent, Sedgwick County, 4-H Youth Development 
Office location-Wichita, Kansas 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Shannon Rogge will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension  – Sedgwick County as a 4-H Youth Development Agent effective January 21, 2018.  Sedgwick County’s office is in Wichita.

Rogge earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences and Industry from Kansas State University.

She is transferring from the Pawnee County office of K-State Research and Extension where she has been the Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent.  

4-H Youth Development agents develop and deliver programming aimed at helping youth develop life skills, including a positive self-concept, an inquiring mind, a concern for the community, healthy interpersonal relationships and sound decision making. Rogge will have primary responsibilities for youth programming related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Math.

Extension Agent- Wildcat District (Girard)

Extension Agent, Wildcat District, 4-H Youth Development

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Will Morris will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension as a Wildcat District 4-H Youth Development Agent effective December 17, 2017. Wildcat District has offices in Girard, Pittsburg, Independence, Altamont and Fredonia.

 He earned a bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Pittsburg State University.

Morris most recently worked for the Crawford County Mental Health Center in Pittsburg specializing in children’s services. 

 

Extension Agent- Graham County (Hill City)

Extension Agent, Graham County, Agriculture and Natural Resources

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jenilee Martin will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Graham County as an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, effective December 31, 2017.  Graham County’s office is in Hill City.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Missouri State University.

Martin has most recently been the meats team judging coach at Ft. Scott Community College.