Usha (Usha) Reddi (D-SS22)
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Capitol: 785.296.7360
FAX: 785.296.0103
District: 785.537.8000
Senator
Room 135-E Kansas State Capitol 300 SW Tenth Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1504

District Office:
300 SW Tenth Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1504
Elected: 01/11/2023    Next Election: 2024
Counties Representing
Clay / Geary / Riley

Bio

Usha's family immigrated from India to the United States in 1973, when she was eight years old. She was primarily raised in Columbus, OH along with her two brothers. In 1988, Usha would go on to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Developmental Psychology at The Ohio State University. In 1992, her husband's work moved her and her three children to Manhattan, KS.

She raised her children as a stay at home mom and in 2003, Usha returned to school to earn her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Kansas State University. She completed her Master of Science in Educational Leadership at Kansas State in 2011. Usha has been an educator at Ogden Elementary since 2005. She taught 1st Grade for ten years and was a Title 1 Math teacher till May 2019. At Ogden Elementary, 60% of the students are on free and reduced lunch. Over 25% of the students receive special education services. She was also President of NEA Manhattan-Ogden USD383 and worked tirelessly on better working conditions for teachers and students.