Congratulations to the district’s 2023-24 school year teacher of the Year, Melissa Hays, for being selected as a 2024 Kansas City Regional Teacher of the Year.
Melissa is a seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher at Raytown Central Middle School. Melissa’s nomination rose to the top as an individual who carries a passion for teaching, strength as a teacher leader, dedication to the profession, and a drive to ensure all students achieve success. This is a tremendous honor given to only six Kansas City metro area teachers.
As a Regional Teacher of the Year honoree, Melissa can qualify for the 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year. Thank you, Melissa, for serving as a constant Ray of Hope for your students, your school building, and our district.