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Tammy Lamprecht: 2023 Outstanding World Language Teacher Award by Nebraska International Languages Association (NILA)

Background Southwest High School Japanese language teacher Tammy Lamprecht was honored with the 2023 Outstanding World Language Teacher Award by Nebraska International Languages Association (NILA). Explanation Tammy Lamprecht teaches Japanese language classes at Southwest High School and was recently awarded the Outstanding World Language Teacher Award by Nebraska International Languages Association (NILA). Mrs. Lamprecht facilitates […]

Danielle Fulcher: 2023 Nebraska Spanish Teacher of the Year by Nebraska Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (NATSP)

Background Northwest High School Spanish teacher Danielle Fulcher was honored as the 2023 Nebraska Spanish Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (NATSP). Explanation Danielle Fulcher teaches Spanish at Northwest High School and was recently awarded the 2023 Nebraska Spanish Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Association […]

Brett Noser: Nebraska American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Strings Teacher of the Year

Background In 2023, Lincoln High School music teacher Brett Noser was honored by the Nebraska American String Teachers Association (ASTA) with the String Teacher of the Year award. Explanation Brett Noser teaches music at Lincoln High School which includes varsity and prep orchestra, IB music, piano, Banda/Mariachi, and music tech. Brett has been teaching at […]

Stephanie Kinnaman: Nebraska School Librarian of the Year

Background Stephanie Kinnaman was recently named the Nebraska School Librarian of the Year by the Nebraska School Librarians Association.  Explanation Stephanie Kinnaman teaches at Morley Elementary School and has taught for six years. She was recently named the Nebraska School Librarian of the Year by the Nebraska School Librarians Association.  It states in the nomination […]

Jason Krueger: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Nebraska History Teacher of the Year

Background Jason Krueger, Park Middle School social studies teacher, was named Nebraska History Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Department of Education through the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The New York-based organization presents one full-time K-12 educator from each state with an award yearly. It is one of the most significant awards […]

Chris Turley: Geographic Educators of Nebraska District 1 Gildersleeve-Stoddard-Stone Award

Background Chris Turley, Lincoln High School social studies teacher, received the District 1 Gildersleeve-Stoddard-Stone Award from the Geographic Educators of Nebraska. Chris has been teaching for Lincoln Public Schools for nine years, and continues to be an active member of the Geographic Educators of Nebraska in promoting geographic education. Explanation The Geographic Educators of Nebraska […]

Taylee Nelson: Rookie Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics

Background Taylee Nelson, fourth grade teacher at Zeman Elementary School, has been named 2023 Rookie Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics. This award was established in 2000 to honor rookie mathematics teachers who demonstrate outstanding teaching in their beginning years of teaching. Explanation The Nebraska Association of Teachers of […]

David Koehn and Brian Seifferlein: National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter Emmy Award for Education/Schools – Long Form Content

Background Lincoln Public Schools Multimedia Content and Broadcast Technicians won the Regional Emmy Award in the category of Education/Schools – Long Form Content from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter for their work on the Seat Beside You: The World of Lisbeth. Explanation David Koehn and Brian Seifferlein are multimedia and […]

LPS Communications Team honored by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) with 20 Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards

Background The Lincoln Public Schools Communications Team received recognition for its work by receiving 20 Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards presented by the National School Public Relations Association in July 2023 for communication occurring during the 2022-2023 school year. Explanation Staff from the Lincoln Public Schools Communications Team were honored at the National School […]

Matt Heimes: National Speech and Debate Association Hall of Fame

Background Southwest High School teacher and coach Matt Heimes was inducted into the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) Hall of Fame during the national tournament in June.  The NSDA is the largest interscholastic speech and debate organization for middle and high school students in the United States.  Explanation Since 2002, Matt Heimes has served […]

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