Special education teacher Tracie Newberry has been at PHS for 11 years and considers this her home.
Previously, she was a student teacher at PHS and taught at Labette County High School for two years.
“I student taught at PHS and was excited to get the opportunity to come back,” said Newberry.
“I am contracted through SEK Interlocal 637,” she said. “They contract all of the special education teachers in the district. 250 is just my home.”
Newberry will hold an administrative position for SEK Interlocal as a coordinator.
“My duties will involve traveling to different districts within in the Interlocal and assisting special education teachers with paperwork issues, supervision of paraeducators, and at times a liaison between special education staff and building administrators,” Newberry said.