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Thumbnail Image for Article 257Ginger Steck of ACMS named 2015 Kansas Master Teacher
Posted Date: 03/09/2015

Ginger Steck of Andover Central Middle was named a 2015 Kansas Master Teacher. Inspiring students was a common description of the seven members of the 2015 class of Kansas Master Teachers. Steck received a bachelor’s of science in art education from Central Missouri University in 1980, certification in middle school science grades 5-9 from Wichita State University in 1999, and a master’s of art education with an emphasis in science from WSU in 2001. She joined the Andover school district in 2000, teaching at Meadowlark Elementary for 11 years before moving to Andover Central Middle School in 2011 where she teaches Art.

The recipients were selected by a committee made up of representatives from Kansas Association of School Boards, Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals, Kansas Parent Teacher Association, Kansas National Education Association, United School Administrators, Kansas National Education Association–Student Program, the 2014 Kansas Master Teacher class, and the National Teachers Hall of Fame.

The 2015 Master Teachers will be honored on Master Teacher Day to be held April 1 at Emporia State University. On that day, the teachers will present a seminar at 2:30 p.m.and will then be honored during a social hour at 5:45 p.m. followed by the dinner awards program at 6:30 p.m.

Emporia State established the Kansas Master Teacher awards in 1954. The awards are presented annually to teachers who have served the profession long and well and who also typify the outstanding qualities of earnest and conscientious teachers. Ginger is one of seven Andover teachers to be named a Kansas Master Teacher.

To learn more about Ginger Steck, you can read her Master Teacher profile here.

Congratulations to Ginger!