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Derek Voorhis

Special Education Teacher

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduate from Newkirk High School in 1998 and attended Cowley College before joining the US Army.  In 2016 I received my Bachelors degree from Washburn University.  I am currently in the process of finishing my Master’s Degree from Fort Hays.

Degrees and Certifications:

AA – Cowley County Community College

BIS – Washburn University

ME – Fort Hays State University (2022)

Professional Development:

K-12 Special Education High Incidence

Current Position:

I started at Belle Plaine HS in Fall 2021 and I am currently the High School Special Education Teacher.

Previous Position:

Prior to beginning my civilian teaching career in 2020 I taught at the US Army Intelligence School at Fort Huachuca Arizona.  I have been in, or in someway associated with, the US Army since early 2001.  After returning from Afghanistan in January 2020 I embarked on a drastic career change.

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