Tate Toedman, Kansas State Department of Education
 
Tate Toedman, Assistant Director, has been with the Kansas State Department of Education since 2006. He has worked in the Kansas school system since 1994, starting out as a teacher in the Topeka public schools, moving to a counselor position in 2001, and becoming the Athletics and Activities Director for Wetmore Academic Center in the Sabetha school district in 2004. He has a Master's of Education in Building Leadership from Washburn University, a Master's of Science in Educational Counseling from Emporia State University, and a Bachelor's of Education in Elementary Education from Washburn University.