Why this award-winning Blue Valley art teacher is staying put

Polly Blair, a visual arts teacher at Wolf Springs Elementary, was named the 2022-23 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Kansas Art Education Association. Photo credit Nikki Lansford.

A Blue Valley teacher recently earned statewide recognition for her efforts in boosting the local arts community.

Driving the news: Polly Blair, a visual arts teacher at Wolf Springs Elementary, was named the 2022-23 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Kansas Art Education Association, the largest organization of art teachers in the state.