KNEA Secretary-Treasurer- Lindsay Buck
Lindsay Buck is a high school special education teacher currently on leave to serve as the local president of the Lawrence Education Association in Lawrence, Kansas. Lindsay taught special education for eight years at Lawrence High school before taking on the local president’s role. Prior to teaching in Kansas, she taught high school special education for five years in Central City, Nebraska.
Lindsay graduated from Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School in Burwell, Nebraska, before attending Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska, where she earned two Bachelor’s degrees in Elementary and Special Education. She also earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis on Alternative Education from Wayne State College. Lindsay was inspired to pursue a career in education by her father who served as a paraprofessional for over 25 years.
As a local president, Lindsay is involved in leadership roles in many district and association committees. As the KNEA Secretary-Treasurer, Lindsay is serving as the chair of the Budget and Audit Committee, the KNEA Strategic Focus Grant committee, and is a member of the KNEA Executive Committee and KNEA Board of Directors. Lindsay also serves as a member of the KNEA Social Justice Committee. At the national level, Lindsay serves on the NEA Educator Voice, Professional Rights, and Authority Committee and the NEA SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Committee.
In her free time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking her two dogs out to the off-leash dog park, and listening to audiobooks.