At Khan Lab School Wichita, we prioritize mastery learning, emphasizing understanding over completion or competition. We foster collaboration and encourage significant contributions, empowering students to explore diverse passions and skills. Our goal is to cultivate a culture of lifelong learning and self-directed exploration, where students shape their own futures actively.

Kyle Ellison

Fosters Innovation

Challenges the Status Quo

Kyle Ellison

School Director

Education's role in fostering innovation, critical thinking, and personal growth is paramount to me. Learning should transcend traditional subjects, igniting imaginations and equipping students with essential life skills. Wichita's values of innovation and entrepreneurship align perfectly with Khan Lab School's mission. By eliminating barriers and encouraging students to pursue their passions, we empower them to become catalysts for positive change. I am honored to lead Khan Lab School here in Wichita, driven by the desire to inspire students to think beyond conventions and follow their passions.

Leah Roeder

Design Thinker

Customizes Educational Experiences

Leah Roeder

Academic Lead and Teaching Specialist

Leah brings over twenty years of educational expertise, crafting dynamic learning environments driven by her passion for lifelong learning. With diverse experience from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law to Wichita State University, she has honed her skills in various educational roles. At a K-8 experiential- based learning institution in Denver, Leah collaborated closely with students, co-creating personalized project plans tailored to their unique learning styles and aspirations. She firmly believes in customizing educational experiences and advocates for interdisciplinary learning, integrating real-world experiences beyond the classroom. Leveraging her formal education in business management, library science, and instructional design, Leah guides students into their roles as Wichita's future innovators, nurturing a generation of lifelong learners equipped to drive community innovation.

Camille Davis

Builds Meaningful Relationships

Crafts Dynamic Learning Experiences

Camille Davis

Teaching Specialist

Camille, a distinguished alumna of Wichita State University, brings seven years of teaching experience to her role as an educator. Recognized for her relational teaching style, Camille excels in connecting with students on a personal level and tailoring instruction to meet their individual needs. She prioritizes effective communication and understanding, fostering an environment of open dialogue and mutual respect. Through dynamic and practical learning experiences, Camille engages students and provides tangible applications to real-world scenarios. Committed to innovation, she continuously seeks to enhance her teaching methods by integrating technology and adapting to evolving pedagogical trends. Outside the classroom, Camille is actively involved in her community, volunteering her time to support local initiatives and mentoring programs. Her passion lies in empowering students to achieve their full potential and succeed both academically and personally.

Azsha Thompson

People Person

Loves to Help Others

Azsha Thompson

Operations and Office Manager

Azsha, originally from Wichita and a graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Management, specializing in Human Resources, discovered her passion for supporting students during her time as an Academic Career Specialist at Kansas State. This role ignited her commitment to advocating for others' success and fostering a positive work environment, leading her to pursue a career in Human Resources. Over the past decade, Azsha has remained steadfast in promoting ethical business practices, streamlining operations for greater efficiency, and championing inclusivity. Excited about the opportunity to join Khan Lab School, she looks forward to cultivating community partnerships and prioritizing comprehensive support for students, parents, and her colleagues alike.