Learn more about the KMEA Mentoring Network

JOIN the Mentoring Network to...
  • CONNECT with experienced mentors and fellow beginning music educators.
  • ENGAGE in professional learning through mentoring events and online discussions.
  • ENJOY SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT from a professional community that is committed to your success.
Mentoring Events
Check out these events designed for first and second year teachers.

Mentoring Help Line
Your district Mentoring chairperson is listed on this page. Send them an email if you have a question or need resources or help. A member of the Mentoring Network will get back with you quickly.

New Teacher Handbook
Be sure to check out the New Teacher Handbook for important information.

Lead Mentoring Coordinator
Jason Sickel
Overland Park-Blue Valley North HS
12200 Lamar Ave
Overland Park, KS 66209
c: 913-424-6751

Elementary & Secondary Band
Jerry Gipson

Secondary (MS & HS) Choral
Cassie Banion
Shawnee Mission-Northwest HS
12701 W. 67th Street
Shawnee, KS 66216
w: 913-993-7284

Elementary General Music/Special Chorus
Christa Morrison
Overland Park-Morse Elem.
15201 Monrovia St
Overland Park, KS 66221
w: 913-239-6800

Elementary & Secondary Orchestra
Sheri Cain
Leawood-Prairie Star MS
14201 Mission Rd
Leawood, KS 66224
w: 913-239-5600

Miami Co., Spring Hill, Wellsville Liaison
John Cisetti
c: 816-506-1370

Shawnee Mission Liaison
Bill Thomas
Shawnee Mission-West HS
8800 W. 85th St
Shawnee Mission, KS 66212
w: 913-993-7852

Osage County Liaison
Kris Brenzikofer
West Franklin MS & HS
w: MS: 785-566-3512
HS: 785-566-3392

Olathe Liaison
Martha Gabel
Olathe Schools
14090 Black Bob Rd
Olathe, KS 66062
w: 913-780-8230