ANW employs approximately 400 plus upbeat and energetic teachers, support staff, and administration that have students as our number one priority.
We provide support and mentorship for all new staff members.
ANW provides a 2-week new teacher academy with stipend pay to better equip our new staff with the tools they need to be successful.
ANW believes in providing training opportunities for professional growth.
We provide special education services to 8 school districts to enable special education students to reach and achieve their goals.
ANW also offers a forgivable loan program to help with tuition payment for special education classes on the participant's plan of study at a Kansas University. In exchange for tuition payment the participant agrees to be in ANW's employment for an equal amount of participating semesters. To date, ANW has paid for a total of 45 graduate classes for staff. This program is not only available for teachers who are on waivers but also provisional license.
ANW provides special education services to USD#101 (Erie - Galesburg), USD#256(Moran), USD#257(Iola), USD#258(Humboldt), USD#366(Yates Center), USD#387(Altoona - Midway), USD#413(Chanute), USD#479(Colony).
ANW service area is conveniently located 2 hours from Wichita, Kansas City, Topeka, Joplin, Mo. and Tulsa, OK. We are made up of small rural communities with access to larger cities.