SUE GIVENS ~ A LITTLE ABOUT ME

EDUCATION

District Level Certification Program Wichita State University - 1997; Masters of Science in Educational Administration Wichita State University - 1988; Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education/Math Emporia State University - 1977

KANSAS PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

District School Administrator K-12; Building Leadership PreK-12; Building Administrator K-9; Mathematics 7-9; Elementary K-9

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Married to Bruce Givens (39 years); Daughter Megan,married to Andrew Meinen; Granddaughters Taylor, age 9, and Connor, age 7

EXPERIENCE

El Dorado – USD #490

(2007 - Present) Superintendent of Schools - District “You Make a Difference Award”, 2008; United School Administrators Distinguished Service Award, 2008; Rotary Service Award, 2009; Rotary International Paul Harris Award, 2012; Leadership Kansas Class of 2013; Ingram’s 50 Kansans You Should Know, 2015; Kansas Superintendent of the Year, 2017; Emporia State University Distinguished Alumni, 2017

Pratt - USD #382

Assistant Superintendent; Middle School Principal; Middle School Math/Computer Teacher; High School Tennis/Middle School Track Coach; 2002 Kansas Master Teacher & Black Endowed Chair; Pratt-USD #382 2001-02 Teacher of the Year; Keys For Networking Principal of the Year - 2001

Renwick - USD #267

(1988 - 1990) K-6 Principal - Garden Plain Elementary

Stafford - USD #349

(1986 - 1988) Director of Elementary Education/Elementary Principal; Grade 5 Classroom Teacher

Topeka Public Schools - USD #501

(1978 - 1984) Consulting Teacher for Instructional Computing; Middle School Math/English Teacher; Head Boys/Girls Tennis, Assistant Basketball, Assistant Volleyball, and Assistant Track Coach; Grade 5/6 Combination Classroom Teacher; District Nominee for Jaycee Outstanding Young Educator

Burlington - USD #244

(1977 - 1978) Grade 6 Open Classroom Teacher; Assistant Basketball Coach; Pep Club Sponsor 

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