North High teacher named 2022 Kansas World Language Teacher of The Year
Alyssa Rumple, a Spanish teacher at North High School, has been named the 2022 Kansas World Language Teacher of The Year by Kansas World Language Association.
Rumple, who has worked at North High for five years and in the district for eight years, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education from Bethel College, holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Friends University and a Master of Arts in Spanish from Wichita State University.
She has taught high school Spanish, including Spanish for natives, advanced placement Spanish Language & Culture and concurrent enrollment with Wichita State for many years, as well as taught Spanish at the university level as a graduate teacher, research assistant and adjunct instructor. She is also the district’s World Language Support Specialist, supporting district world language teachers and bringing the Seal of Biliteracy to Wichita Public Schools.
Rumple has held leadership positions with the KSWLA for two terms as Secretary and held terms as the Vice President, President, Past President and Events Coordinator for the Kansas Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (KATSP).
She will move on to represent Kansas in the upcoming Central States (CSCTFL) conference for Central States Regional Teacher of the Year award, March 9-11, 2023, in Columbus, Ohio.