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LSR7 Teacher of the Year Blake Little Named “Regional Teacher of the Year”

Blake Little, Lee’s Summit High School teacher and Lee’s Summit R-7’s Teacher of the Year, has been selected as one of six Kansas City Regional Teachers of the Year. As Regional Teacher of the Year, Mr. Little has the opportunity to compete for Missouri Teacher of the Year for 2019-20. The Missouri Teacher of the Year will be announced in August 2019 and will be honored at a ceremony in Jefferson City in October along with all Regional Teachers of the Year.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education conducts the Missouri Teacher of the Year program with financial support provided by the Boeing Company and the Monsanto Fund.

About Mr. Little, Heidi Newlon with the Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) said, “The pool of nominees was rich with stories of those making a difference in our schools each day. Your nomination, however, rose to the top as an individual who carries a passion for teaching, a dedication to the profession, and a drive to ensure all students achieve success. Thank you for your service to our students.”

Congratulations on being named Regional Teacher of the Year, Mr. Little. You are not only making a difference in the lives of the students we serve; you are also making a positive contribution to our community.