Congratulations to Beth Lockhart! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Owens Elementary! 🎉 "Teaching is a calling that I felt from a young age. My greatest reward as a kindergarten teacher is that, for many students, I am the very first teacher they have ever experienced. I get to start my students off on their educational journey and shape how they feel about school."
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Congratulations to Keith Johnson! He is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Orr Elementary! 🎉 "Being a teacher requires daily dedication to ensure every student has the skills necessary to be successful. Teaching also means you love what you are doing."
Join us this Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am for the Tyler ISD Teacher Job Fair at Tyler Legacy High School (4500 Red Raider Drive, Tyler, TX 75703). Sign up today at tylerisd.org/jobfair 🍎
Congratulations to Emilee Kubara! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Jones Elementary! 🎉 "Teaching is one of the greatest honors. I have the opportunity to guide students as they create a successful path into their future through a safe, engaging educational experience."
Congratulations to Taylor Green! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Jack Elementary! 🎉 "Being a teacher means teaching children academics, values, and other life lessons as well. Being a teacher has been the greatest reward."
Congratulations to Jesus Sanchez Hernandez! He is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Griffin Elementary! 🎉 "I have always wanted to be a teacher; I was exposed to this profession at home. My mother, Maria del Carmen, was an elementary education teacher for 42 years in different public schools in southern Spain. My mother inspired me to be an educator, and I am grateful I followed her steps."
Congratulations to Amalia Chaves-Venegas! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Douglas Elementary! 🎉 "WE as teachers provide essential tools to children to be successful and place their dreams within reach. Few careers outside of teaching can touch people in the way teachers do. My students and their families are a community of which I feel privileged to be a part."
NEW PODCAST: @jennifer_hines talks with @mirandabduncan about how she brings a passion for learning to her kindergarten classroom at @JackTylerISD and how kindergarten has changed in recent years! Listen now at tylerisd.org/podcast 🎙
Congratulations to Nadia de la Cruz-Vasquez! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Dixie Elementary! 🎉 "Being a teacher means caring about my students unconditionally by building a solid relationship with them. Teaching is a challenging but highly REWARDING profession."
Congratulations to Precious Hicks! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Clarkston Elementary! 🎉 "Being a teacher means helping students achieve their academic goals while providing each student with unconditional care. It also means providing my students with the building blocks needed to help them be successful in the future."
Congratulations to Ardra Shelby! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Caldwell Arts Academy (Elementary)! 🎉 "I love being a teacher because I enjoy working with children. I love getting to ignite a passion for learning, growing, and being creative. Each day is different, but it is amazing to see the world through my students' eyes."
It's #NationalLibraryWeek, so head to your campus library and get stuck in a book like the Suez Canal! OR even STEM activities, digital resources, robotics, and more! #TylerISDLibraries #LibrariesTransform @ALALibrary
Congratulations to Janet Merrifield! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Boshears Center for Exceptional Programs! 🎉 "I want to make a difference in a child's life through love, support, engaging hands-on activities, and acceptance. I hope to help a child gain a voice to be heard and be as independent as possible."
Congratulations to Shabnam Khalatbari! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Bonner Elementary! 🎉 "Being a teacher to me is understanding that every single child that walks through my classroom door is unique and amazing in their own way. It means loving and caring for each and every one of my students, so they can trust me to help them along this journey. Every day I hold my students to the highest standards in hopes of inspiring, guiding, and encouraging them to be the very best they can be."
Congratulations to Jennifer Thompson! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Birdwell Dual Language Immersion School! 🎉 "Teaching is the most rewarding experience I've had in my life. I love seeing my students grow academically, emotionally, and socially. We conquer new challenges and celebrate their progress together each day."
Congratulations to Shanah Hill! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at Bell Elementary! 🎉 "I am proud to be a teacher. I have an opportunity each day to have a positive impact on the future of our community. More importantly, I have the chance to make every child I come into contact with feel that they are important and they are loved."
Congratulations to Jessica White! She is the Campus Teacher of the Year at T.J. Austin Elementary School! 🎉 "I genuinely believe that helping others is my true calling in life, and I am so blessed to do that in the music classroom. If I teach my students anything in my time with them, I want them to know that I am here to support them, love them, guide them, encourage them, and make them lifelong music lovers. THEY are my why."
GET READY! Kindergarten enrollment opens April 15th. ✨ Kindergarten Resources: tylerisd.org/kinder FREE Kindergarten Readiness Checklist: tylerisd.org/checklist
REMINDER: Tyler ISD is closed tomorrow for Good Friday. Students and staff return on Monday, April 5. Have a safe weekend!