Sub Spotlight: Karen Swanson

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I worked as a zookeeper at the Kansas City Zoo for 7 years. I got my degree in environmental science at KU and worked as a naturalist at the Lawrence nature center for 3 years before taking a job at the zoo. I spent a lot of time doing the bird show and giving educational… Read more »

Sub Spotlight: Ann Alexander

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Each month we like to highlight a substitute teacher who has a unique skill, hobby, or story. This month we are highlighting substitute teacher Ann Alexander. I learned woodworking when I was teaching at Lawrence HS. The woodshop teacher, Jay Hundley, taught me how to use all the shop equipment and let me use the… Read more »

January 2020 Sub of the Month: Mary K Bahnmaier

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  I’ve been married to Carl for ten years after having lost my first husband in 2005. I have a daughter, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Having been the daughter of an Air Force chaplain, I lived in nine different places including Alaska and England by the time I was in sixth grade but have… Read more »

December 2019 Sub of the Month: Debbie Price

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  Debbie Price is our December Substitute of the Month. She takes a lot of last minute assignments, receives phenomenal feedback, has excellent classroom management skills and communicates consistently with MHED staff. Debbie is highly requested by teachers. Thank you Debbie for your dedication to the students in the community! What do you like most… Read more »

November 2019 Sub of the Month: Sarah Rahija

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  Sarah Rahija is a substitute teacher in the Lawrence School District, and this is her second year with MHED. Sarah consistently receives positive feedback from teachers and is frequently requested. The students love having Sarah as their substitute teacher and also say hi to her when she is out and about in Lawrence. Sarah… Read more »

Sub of the Month: Clarence Logan

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  Clarence Logan was chosen as the October substitute of the month because he is dependable, willing to work wherever is needed. He is a great team player with a great attitude. Thank you, Clarence, for all you do. We truly appreciate all of your hard work. What do you like most about being a… Read more »

Sub of the Month: Sebastian Bonner

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  Sebastian has been a wonderful substitute teacher for MHED and is always willing to step up and take on difficult positions. He communicates any incidents he may encounter with students right away and always breaks down the entire situation, so we know how to follow up with the issue if needed. Teachers and administrators… Read more »

MHED Team Member of the Month: Carol Schmidt

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  Every month, we highlight one of our staff members so you can get to know the MHED team a little bit better. This month we spoke with Carol Schmidt! Tell us about your family and your background. My husband and I have 2 kids and I have been at Morgan Hunter for 22 years…. Read more »

Sub Spotlight: Sommer Brecheisen

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  Two and a half years ago, Sommer Brecheisen set off on a 3,100-mile adventure with her boyfriend, their two dogs, and a friend. They had decided to hike the Continental Divide Trail, a trail that spans Canada to Mexico. “I thought the endeavor would be a good graduation gift to myself,” Sommer said. “I… Read more »

Sub Spotlight: Jana Hunter

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  One of MHED Substitute Teacher Jana Hunter’s biggest accomplishments in life happened this year — surviving nine weeks as a substitute in kindergarten with no prior experience. She also counts that experience as one of the biggest challenges of her life. That’s really something when you consider her background. Before she became a substitute… Read more »