Tennille Allison, Business and Technology Teacher at Kearney High School is being awarded the Communication and Information Systems Teacher of the Year Award which is proudly sponsored by the Nebraska Tech Collaborative, An Aksarben Workforce Initiative.
For the past 17 years, Tennille has served as a business and technology educator as well as FBLA Adviser.She currently teaches at Kearney High School where she considers herself a bridge for students from high school to post-secondary experiences or the workforce. Most recently, she has been engaged in revitalizing the work-based learning programs at Kearney High School.
She has become a key piece to the implementation of these vital experiences for students. In this role, she oversees and coordinates student placement in both our Cooperative Education and Internship programs and serves over 100 students through the various ELO programs.
She has worked to develop countless partnerships with local businesses and serves as a support, mentor and liaison to our students and their employers. Her efforts allow her to shape students’ learning and guide them toward a successful transition after high school.
In addition to serving in these roles, Tennille is a cornerstone of the College and Career Readiness work at Kearney High School. She is a constant champion for all areas of CTE and is well respected by her peers as a leader
in the field. Kearney High School, her students and the state of Nebraska is better for having her serve our students and prepare them for a vastly changing career field.