kansas association of teachers of science

Mission Statement

The Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (KATS) is the District 11 chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). The purpose of the KATS shall be the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement, and coordination of science teaching in all fields of science at all educational levels.

Executive Board

President: Betsy Lawrence  email            

Past President:  Elizabeth Tackett  email

President-Elect: Robert Hamilton    email         

Vice-President: Julie Bergkamp        email            

Secretary:  Fred  Snyder    email                         

Treasurer: Brian Nelson     email                        

Committee Chairs and Appointees

Membership Chair: Lori Coles

Registrar: Ericka Wright

Newsletter:  Samantha Lehr

Webmaster: Randy Brull


KS Dept. of Ed. :  Meg Richards

NSTA District IX Director:   Jodi Bahr

Informal Ed: 

KS Science & Engineering Fair: Traci Kallhoff

KS Assn for Conservation and

   Environmental Ed: Laura Downey

Mohling Foundation:      Carol Mohling

Regional Board Members

Region I

   Elementary: Sarah Williams

   Secondary: Julie Bergkamp

   College: Martha Nowak KSU

Region II

  Elementary: Meggan Eilert

   Secondary: Travis Henry

   College: Jacqueline Spears

Region III

   Elementary: Open

   Secondary: Jennifer Richmond

   College: Nancy Smith

Region IV

   Elementary: Ericka Wright

   Secondary: Traci Kalloff

   College: Dan Bergman WSU

Region V                                                                                           Constitution

   Elementary:      Andrea Dix                                                                      

   Secondary: Candice Van Allen

  College: Dean Stramel FHSU

Region VI

   Elementary: Taajinia Elliot

   Secondary: Wendy Calderwood

   College: Connie Schaef

KATS emails:  

Webmaster: webmaster@kats.org

Emails for all officers can be found at CONTACT US.

Payments and invoices should be sent to:

KATS Treasurer

P.O. Box 780899

Wichita KS 67278

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