The College of Education Student Council at Kansas State University strives to create pride, professionalism, and participation in the College of Education. Education Council’s mission is to further the best interests of the College of Education within the college, university, and community; to grow educational leaders for the State of Kansas and beyond; to create an innovative and enthusiastic regard for education; to maintain and support many student activities for the College of Education; to provide improved relationships between students and the College of Education faculty and administration; and to conduct such business as may come before the students in the College of Education at Kansas State University.
2017-2018 Education Council
Front Row, left to right: Chiann Carothers-Social Media Chair, Olivia Youngers-Vice President, Emily Preston-President, Teresa Leiszler-Publicity Chair, Theresia Matthews-Election Chair, Brenda Noble-Secretary, Matalyn Mahan-Student at Large.
Back Row, left to right: Lorenzo Delgado-Student at Large, Maggie Murphy-Student Award Chair, Brooks Armstrong-Election Chair, Michelle Franco-Purple Power Chair, Mikaela Rader-Welcome Week Chair, Abby Pelfrey-Open House Chair, Addyson Howard-C2 Chair.
Not Pictured: Ryanne Mercer-Social Chairman, Whitney Wilkey-Treasurer, Dylan Graves-Student at Large, Ellie Herter-Ed Rising Representative, Dr. Tonnie Martinez-Advisor, Trina Harlow-Advisor.
2017-2018 Calendar of Events
(Student volunteers earn required Service to Profession and Service to Students and Families hours for volunteering for Education Council activities.)
2017-2018 President's Project:
As part of this year’s President’s Project, Ed Council President Emily Preston will be strengthening and growing our partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Riley County.
August 22, 2017
Week of Welcome – P3 – Popcorn, Photos, and Purple
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
August 26, 2017
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Riley County Fishing Tournament
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
September 5, 2017
Annual Leadership Retreat
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Keats City Park
November 2, 2017
All day (more information provided later)
Berney Family Welcome Center
November 14, 2017
C2 Speakers Forum
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
(Tentative date, December 3)
Leadership Team Holiday Party
February 13, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Riley County
Purple Power Valentine Party
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
March 5, 2018
Education On-Campus Interviews
All day (more information provided later)
2018-2019 Education Council Leadership Team and Student Senator Elections
April 7, 2018
All-University Open House (activities inside and outside Bluemont Hall)
(Tentative date, April 30)
Leadership Team End-of-Year Picnic and New Officer Installation, Blue Earth Plaza
Leadership Team Meetings
6:30 p.m., Bluemont Hall 21
- October 12, 2017
- November 9, 2017
- February 8, 2018
- March 8, 2018
- April 12, 2018
2017–2018 Leadership Team
- President: Emily Preston
- Vice President: Olivia Youngers
- Secretary: Brenda Noble
- Treasurer: Whitney Wilkey
- Open House Chair: Abby Pelfrey
- Welcome Week Chair: Mikaela Rader
- C2 Chair: Addyson Howard
- Publicity Chair: Teresa Leiszler
- Social Chairman: Ryanne Mercer
- Purple Power Chair: Michelle Franco
- Mock/Real Interview: Brooks Armstrong
- Student Award Chair: Maggie Murphy
- Election Chair: Theresia Matthews
- Social Media Chair: Chiann Carothers
- Students at Large: Matalyn Mahan, Dylan Graves, Lorenzo Delgado
- Ed Rising Rep: Ellie Herter
- Advisors: Trina Harlow and Dr. Tonnie Martinez
College of Education Student Senators
- Anna Jackson
- Isabelle Williams
- Caitrin Furlong
- Natalie Kilgore
We, the undergraduate students of the College of Education at Kansas State University, in order to further the best interests of the College of Education, to maintain and support all student activities of the College of Education, to provide improved relationships between students and the College of Education faculty and administration, and to conduct such business as may come before the students in the College of Education at Kansas State University, do hereby organize the College of Education Student Council of Kansas State University.