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Heather Huettner -- 2018-2019 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Heather Huettner, Avila School of Education alum, was named the 2018-2019 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Kansas Art Education Association. Heather is an Art teacher at Crestview Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District. She received her art teaching certification through Avila's Graduate Initial Teaching Certification program and went on to receive her Masters in Teaching and Learning. Congratulations Heather!

The School of Education's Student Award Winners for 2018


Congratulations to the School of Education 2018 student award winners!

Eschbacher Excellence in Education Award

  • Wyatt Beebe (Elementary)
  • Mackenzie Pritchett (Middle School)

The Laura Sloan Outstanding Student Teacher Award

  • Kateri Lovell (Elementary)

Now Certifying in Chemistry Education and Physical Education

The School of Education is excited to announce that it has been approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to begin offering teacher certification in Chemistry Education (grades 9-12) and Physical Education (grades K-12) beginning in fall 2018! Contact the School of Education's main office at or at 816.501.2467 to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

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