Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education Award award recipient
Sara Gehrt, 4th grade teacher at Clear Creek Elementary, is among the first teachers in the KC area to be named a Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education award recipient. She was recognized April 29 in a surprise visit and received $1,000 from the Jedel Family Foundation and KU Center for Stem Learning.
Established by the Jedel Family Foundation in 2018, The Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education Awards identify exemplary K-12 math teaching and recognize 21 outstanding mathematics teachers in the Greater Kansas City area.
Awardees serve as leaders for their schools and ambassadors of mathematics for their community. This award distinguish those teachers that implement innovative instructional practices and strategies to strengthen student understanding of mathematics.