NARSP Scholarship Recipients Named

Carrie Foster, Special Education Supervisor with the Lincoln Public Schools has been selected as one of two recipients of the 2017-2018 Nebraska Association of Retired School Personnel (NARSP) Active Educator Scholarships.  The scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are awarded annually to an active educator working toward an advanced degree or endorsement in a related field of education. 

By offering the scholarships to active educators in the field, NARSP members have an opportunity to “maintain professional contacts and to develop new ones” with the district, schools, and educators in and around the communities of the local units.

Foster is pursuing an Educational Specialist from Doane University. The Lincoln Area Retired School Personnel (LARSP) submitted her application.

Foster received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education from Doane University.  She also has received a Masters In Curriculum and Instruction and a Masters In Educational Leadership from Doane University.  She has served as a special education resource teacher at Cavett Elementary and as a resource teacher and coordinator at Scott Middle School in LPS.  Prior to her present assignment for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, she was Assistant Principal at Kooser Elementary School.  Carrie has been an educator for twenty-two years. 

Foster is affiliated with several professional organizations.  She is involved with numerous committees at school and at the district levels.  She extends her involvement into the community with Girl Scouts, JDRF, Husker VIP Lifeskills Partnership, and as a Team Mate mentor.    

Published: August 9, 2017, Updated: August 9, 2017