Kansas State Senate District 10
2020 Race Update: Lindsey lost 48.14% to 51.86%
Lindsey Constance is an educator, community leader, and mom raising fourth-generation Kansans. Lindsey is dedicated to creating a brighter future for all Kansans. As an educator, she taught science for 16 years in the Shawnee Mission School District. She is now an instructional coach and leader in the areas of science and engineering instruction, mentorship, and teacher professional development.
Lindsey was elected to the Shawnee City Council in 2017. Her priorities have included: encouraging smart, future-focused development; advocating for energy efficiency and renewable energy; and promoting community health. Lindsey also serves as a leader in the national conversation as a member of the National League of Cities Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee and the Council on Youth, Families, and Education.
Lindsey is Co-founder and President of Climate Action KC, a nonprofit whose mission is to enact and foster proactive strategies, systems, and structures within the Metro KC region that will reduce greenhouse gases, improve climate resiliency and generate corresponding economic, social, health, and quality of life benefits. Together with 100+ elected officials, Climate Action KC organized a regional Climate Action Summit for 750 leaders, facilitated a regional Climate Action Plan for the 10 county region, and published a Policy Playbook for state and local leaders representing a region of 2 million people.
Lindsey earned Master’s degrees from the University of Kansas in Curriculum and Instruction as well as Education, Leadership and Policy Studies. She is the recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, the Global Hero Award, the League of Women Voters Making Democracy Work Award, and the Climate and Energy ChangeMaker Award. She was also selected as a National Science Foundation Mentor for K-State Engineering students.
Lindsey is married with two young children, who together with the students she has taught over the years, serve as her key motivators to impact change as an elected leader.