JUNCTION CITY, KAN. – Unified School District 475, Geary County Schools, announced on May 12, 2017, the selection of a new Coordinator for ELL (English Language Learners), pending Board of Education approval. Susan Pender, a resident of Junction City, Kansas and a current ELL Teacher at Sheridan Elementary will take the position following the retirement of Bernie Altenhofen this year.
Pender is a leader within her building and serves on the Sheridan Student Improvement Team. She is also the Chairperson for the Anti-Bullying Committee. Pender has worked in Geary County Schools ELL Program since 2004. She is a graduate of Kansas State University (Master of Science: Curriculum and Development, Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, and Bachelor of Science: Speech Pathology) and a former Junction City High School BlueJay.
For inquiries please contact Mat Droge, Executive Director of Communications for USD 475 Geary County Schools.