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Kathi Rice

Kathi Rice (NV '98)


At the time of the Award, Kathi Rice was:

Marvin Moss Elementary School
Sparks, NV

Subject(s) taught: General Elementary
Grade(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Biographical Information

Though Kathi Rice teaches second-grade at Marvin Moss Elementary School in Sparks, her impact as an educator is recognized throughout the Northern Nevada region. She developed a math lab aimed at helping at-risk and limited English-proficiency students; the program earned her a 1991 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Education. She has served as director of the Northern Nevada Writing Project, where she instituted free summer writing camps for at-risk students and free writing workshops for parents. Mrs. Rice also co-authored an extensive three-year math education training program for the district, and is a master teacher with the National Teachers of Technology Institute.

Additional Information


1971 University of Nevada - Reno, B.A.