Jeff Baxter

Overland Park, KS | Years Taught: 1971– Present

Jeff believes teaching is the noblest profession. He emphasizes, “I teach my students hope. By helping them appreciate the value of language, they develop problem-solving habits that make them lifelong learners.”

Additional Recognition

  • 2018 • More Than One Way Home (Memoir; Dorrance Publishing)
  • 2017 • Inspirational Teacher of the Year, Blue Valley West Honor Society
  • 2015 • National Education Association, Global Fellows Foundation Project member
  • 2015 • ECET2 National Symposium of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 2014 • Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • 1989 • Leadership Kansas member