Moderator of #ksedchat
Tim Vesco is a fifth grade teacher at Frank Layden Elementary in Frontenac, Kansas. He is passionate about making school an exciting, engaging, and energetic place for students. Tim has been honored with numerous teaching awards during his 17 year career including the Pittsburg State University Clyde U. Phillips Award for Distinguished Service, Showbie Champion Educator, and the 2017 Crawford County Educator of the Year. Tim is recognized as an educational leader in Kansas. He is the moderator for #ksedchat, a weekly Twitter chat for educators which has participants from across the Sunflower State, the Midwest, and the world. He an organizer of EdCampKS, an unconference designed specifically for educators and their needs. Tim also serves as a member of the Kansas State Education Commissioner’s Teacher Advisory Council, a group of teacher-leaders that meets regularly with Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson to provide feedback on a variety of educational issues. In his spare time, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife, Cindy, and his two children, Mia and Lucky.