310 East 6th Street

Ellinwood, KS 67526

Phone: (620) 564 - 2750

Fax: (620) 564 - 2206

Email: jkahnt@usd355.org

Joel Kahnt - Principal


Ottawa University

Emporia State University - BS '96

Baker University - MS '16

Educational Career

Chanute Middle School '96-'97 Teacher

Humboldt High School '97 -'99 Teacher/Coach

Troy High School '99-'08 Teacher/Coach/Technology/AD

White City Schools '08-'21 Teacher/Coach/AD/PreK-12 Principal

Ellinwood Elementary - Present Principal

Educational Philosophy

Failure is just a learning opportunity; as long we learn from it and make the necessary changes.


Married to my wife Stacy (29 years), daughters Alexis(24) and Madison(22)

Hobbies and Interests

KU athletics, Oklahoma State Athletics, KC Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Cubs, KC Royals & anything GOLF!!!!