KNEA Representatives Visit Lansing USD469 for American Education Week!
Lansing USD469 got a special visit on Thursday, November 17th by Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) President Sherri Schwanz and KNEA UniServ Director Anna Moon Bradley to celebrate American Education Week. Mrs. Schwanz, Mrs. Bradley, and our Lansing Education Association Rep/Kindergarten Teacher Debbie Beall visited each building to give our staff free books, snacks, and some small gifts to show their appreciation to our educators. Mrs. Schwanz is a familiar face in our buildings. She is our Lansing Middle School music teacher currently on leave to serve as the KNEA President.
The National Education Association and American Legion were the original co-sponsors of American Education Week which was first celebrated on December 4-10, 1921. It is now celebrated annually the week prior to Thanksgiving. Festivities "to honor the team of people who work in our nation’s public schools- everyone from the bus driver and classroom teacher to the cafeteria worker and administrative staff, plus countless others." For more information about American Education Week and its history, click here.
The Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) is the labor union in Kansas that represents public school teachers and other support personnel, faculty and staffers at colleges and universities, retired educators, and college students preparing to become teachers.
Thank you to Mrs. Schwanz, Mrs. Bradley, and Mrs. Beall for visiting our buildings and thank you to our staff who continue to do an outstanding job each day!