The Gardner-Edgerton Board of Education members have been invited and may attend the following upcoming events:
• The Kansas State Department of Education will be hosting the annual regional Kansas Teacher of the Year banquet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 7, at the Overland Park Marriott, Overland Park, Kan. Two USD 231 teachers will be recognized at the event; Julie Rains, first grade teacher at Sunflower Elementary and Will Biggs, band director, Gardner Edgerton High School.
• The Gardner Edgerton School District Board of Education members are invited to attend the quarterly Southwest Johnson County Elected Officials Forum at 6 p.m., on Thursday, September 4, held at the Board of Education office, 231 E. Madison St. All Southwest Johnson County elected officials and agency leaders are invited to attend the Forum to discuss and share county/agencynews and current projects.