•  Retirement and  Longevity  Recognition

  • Celebrating the service of our long-time employees.

    The strength and vitality of the Wichita Public Schools as an education leader resides with the quality of its employees. For many, their service to the district and students has lasted decades - allowing them to hone their skills, to mentor their colleagues and to be leaders in their professions. 

    Each year the Wichita Public Schools proudly salutes all of its retiring employees and those who will continue to serve the district after 10-, 20-, 30- and 40-years. 

    To view a list of the 2019-20 honorees click here.   

    The booklet lists those who confirmed their retirements by April 27. Additional retirements announced after that date for the 2019-20 school year through July 31, 2020 include:

    • Paula Alexander, Fifth-Grade Teacher, Colvin Elementary School - 8 years
    • Elizabeth Bayless, Speech Clinician, OK Elementary School - 34 years
    • Sharon Beck, Third-Grade, Peterson Elementary School - 36 years
    • Janeice Beevers, Mathematics Teacher, Pleasant Valley Middle School - 28 years
    • Marsha Diggs, Social Studies Teacher, Northeast Magnet High School - 15 years
    • Connie Foster, Academic Life Skills Teacher, Levy Special Education Center - 27 years
    • Kelly Frederick, Library Media Specialist, Marshall Middle School - 33 years
    • Debbie Gonzalez, Paraeducator ESL, Colvin Elementary School - 29 years
    • Nancy Haggard, Nutrition Services Lead, Pleasant Valley Middle School - 20 years
    • Kimberly Hewitt, Gifted Resource Room Teacher, Earhart Environmental Magnet - 30 years
    • Penny Kralicek, Para Special Education High Incidence, Hyde Elementary School - 8 years
    • Earl Kuhn, Crewperson 5, School Service Center - 23 years
    • Linda Lickey, Para Title Instruction Support, Dodge Literacy Magnet - 15 years
    • Nancy Magoon, English Teacher, Heights High School - 19 years
    • Melissa Mahan, Resource Teacher, Dodge Literacy Magnet - 37 years
    • Lisa McCaffree, Counselor, Cessna Elementary School - 22 years
    • Patricia Minton, Counselor, Colvin Elementary School - 14 years
    • Kip Nixon, Interrelated Teacher, East High School - 22 years
    • Dawn Obermeyer, First Grade Teacher, Harry Street Elementary - 32 years
    • Robin Pressnall, Fourth-Grade Teacher, Bostic Traditional Magnet Elementary - 35 years
    • Cindy Siemens, English Teacher, Robinson Middle School - 24 years
    • Robin Stock, Interrelated Teacher, Griffith Elementary - 32 years
    • James Sullivan, Social Studies Teacher, Hamilton Middle School - 32 years
    • Elizabeth Terriere, Counselor, Northwest High School - 27 years
    • Teresa Trujillo, First Grade Teacher, Griffith Elementary School - 24 years
    • Brenda Warner, Social Studies Teacher, Coleman Middle School - 30 years
    • Tami Weaver, Interrelated Teacher, Dodge Literacy Magnet Elementary School - 31 years
    • Esselene Witcher, Food Service Aide, Hyde Leadership/Explorations Magnet Elementary - 28 years

    Employees who have questions about their years of service are encouraged to contact Diana Price, Human Resources Records, 973-4625.

    Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, the district's annual Retirement and Longevity Banquet, originally scheduled for April 29, was canceled.