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K.I.D.S in Streams

Kids Investigate, Discover, and Study in Streams

High School Teacher Cadet Application

Directions: Complete the following fields to apply for the K.I.D.S in Streams High School Teacher Cadet program. For more information visit the K.I.D.S in Streams homepage found by clicking on the link in the left navigation.  If you meet eligibility below, please submit your application. 


Thirty-five (35) Teacher Cadets (Junior/Senior high school students who aspire to be an educator) from one of the eligible Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas public, private, and charter school districts listed below. 

  • Public, Private, Parochial, and Charter High School in the following Kansas and Missouri counties
  • Wyandotte County, Kansas
  • Jackson County, MO (Midtown)
  • Jackson County (Eastern), MO (Independence, Blue Springs, Lees Summit, and Grain Valley)

Students must meet the criteria below (at the time of application) to be eligible to participate in in the K.I.D.S in Streams program.

  • Junior or Senior at participating High School
  • Be enrolled in a Teacher Cadet, Grow Your Own, or CTE program focused on education (if available in school) 
  • Be interested in and have a passion for education, environmental science, or science in general.
  • Be able to transport one-self to assigned teaching and field experience sites within the Kansas City Metropolitan area (Kansas/Missouri). No  transportation will be provided.

If you have questions about this opportunity please contact:

Lynn Youngblood
Blue River Watershed Association
Executive Director | 816-462-5199

Teacher Cadet Information:

(First & Last Name)
Phone Number
ext Extension
(Primary Phone Number to be contact at)
Address Line 1
Postal Code
(Stipend will be mailed to this address)
School or guardian will need to provide transportation

School District Information:

(High School Currently Attending)
(Select One Only)

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