K-12 STEAM Programs

Miami County is served by multiple K-12 public school districts that have each embraced career focused and technical learning. Each of them offer various options including job shadowing and internships. Classroom speakers and workplace tours are also encouraged. If you are willing to share insights into your industry, you can register at this combined portal. Your contact information will be shared with representatives from each district.

Information on Paola High School's Work Based Learning Program involving internships and job shadowing is available here. 

Information about the Louisburg High School Job Shadow Program is available here. 

Information about the Osawatomie High School Job Shadow Program is available here.

Information about Spring Hill High School's Work Based Learning Program involving internships and job shadowing is available here. 

Louisburg School District, USD #416
Contact: Dave Tappan, assistant superintendent, tappand@usd416.org

Pathway

Advisory Committee Leader

Email address

Agriculture Science

Jim Morgan   

morganj@usd416.org

Business Finance

Adrianne Lane  

lanea@usd416.org

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Adrianne Lane

lanea@usd416.org

Construction and Design

Sam Carman

carmans@usd416.org

Digital Media

Joel Ybarra

 ybarraj@usd416.org

Early Childhood Development and Services

Marissa Armstrong  

armstrongm@usd416.org

Manufacturing

Sam Carman

carmans@usd416.org

Mobile Equipment Maintenance

Sam Carman  

carmans@usd416.org

Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Jim Morgan

morganj@usd416.org

Restaurant and Event Management

Elizabeth Maloney   

maloneye@usd416.org

Osawatomie School District, USD #367
Contact: Susan Gorman, Director of Student Improvement and CTE coordinator, gorman@usd367.org 

Pathway

Advisory Committee Leader

Email address

Agricultural Welding

Matt Brandt

brandt@usd367.org

Animal Science

Matt Brandt

brandt@usd367.org

Business

Lacey Draper

draper@usd367.org

Business Finance

Beth Stout-Rhine

rhine@usd367.org

Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Kinda Williams

williams@usd367.org

Construction & Design

Kyle Burger

burger@usd367.org

Graphic Design

Michaela Nietfeld

nietfeld@usd367.org

Health Science

Joy Mildfelt

mildfelt@usd367.org

Horticulture

Matt Brandt

brandt@usd367.org

Restaurant & Event Management / FACS

Leslie Jenkins

jenkins@usd367.org

Teaching / Training

Susan Gorman

gorman@usd367.org

Web & Digital 

Beth Stout-Rhine

rhine@usd367.org

Paola School District, USD #368
Contact: Dr. Tammy Thomasson, assistant superintendent, tammy_thomasson@usd368.org

Pathway

Advisory Committee Leader

Email address

Agriculture

John Menefee 

john_menefee@usd368.org

Agriculture/Welding

Tom Schull

tom_schull@usd368.org

Business

Ali McCullough 

ali_mccullough@usd368.org

Business

Mary Beth Rayne 

marybeth_rayne@usd368.org

Business

Jenni Walterman 

jenni_walterman@usd368.org

Culinary/FACS

Kathy Wulfkuhle 

kathy_wulfkuhle@usd368.org

Early Childhood 

Kayce Bruce 

kayce_bruce@usd368.org

Furniture/Drafting

Kevin Bronson 

kevin_bronson@usd368.org

Journalism

BriAnne Chayer 

brianne_chayer@usd368.org

Spring Hill School District, USD #230
Contact: Clay Frigon, career and technical education coordinator, frigonc@usd230.org

Pathway

Advisory Committee Leader

Email address

Ag Science

Alicia Hampton

hamptona@usd230.org

Animal Science

Alicia Hampton

hamptona@usd230.org

Architecture Design & Construction

David Londene

londene@usd230.org 

AV Communications

Anna Manning

manninga@usd230.org

Business Finance

Cadie O'Donnell

odonnellc@usd230.org 

Engineering

Mathew Lundy

lundym@usd230.org

Health Sciences

Emily Redeker

redekere@usd230.org

Marketing

Morgan Abel

abelm@usd230.org

Plant Science

Alicia Hampton

hamptona@usd230.org

Programming & Software Dev

Brent Smitheran

smitheranb@usd230org

Restaurant & Event Management

Leah Jolosky

joloskyl@usd230.org

Teaching/Training

Lisa Farmer

farmerl@usd230.org

Visual Arts - FAID

Erica Lundstrom

lundstrom@usd230.org

Visual Arts - Graphic Design

Brad Reinking

reinking@usd230.org

Web & Digital Communications

Morgan Abel

abelm@usd230.org

Prairie View School District, USD #362
Contact: Dr. Joe Hornback, assistant superintendent and Prairie View High School Principal, joeh@pv362.org 

Pathway

Advisory Committee Leader

Email address

Agriculture

Melisa Bertz 

 melisab@pv362.org

Agriculture

Tammy Bartholomew 

 tammyb@pv362.org

Business 

Andrea Richardson 

 andrear@pv362.org

Construction 

David Reynolds 

 davidr@pv362.org

Graphic Design 

Joe Summers 

 joes@pv362.org

Graphic Design 

Pam Peters 

 pamp@pv362.org

Health Sciences 

Dennis Bolton 

 dennisb@pv362.org

Health Sciences

Jessica Meade 

 jessicam@pv362.org

Health Sciences 

Jenna Catloth  

 jennac@pv362.org 

Law, Public Safety, and Security 

Aaron Law 

 aaronl@pv362.org

Law, Public Safety, and Security 

Marc Ballinger 

 marcb@pv362.org

Restaurant and Event Management 

Eric Ellett

 erice@pv362.org