Tyler ISD announced the 2013 Campus Teachers of the Year. The Teacher of the Year program acknowledges the dedication and success of the district's teachers and recognizes them for their contributions to Tyler's children, according to a TISD news release.
The district will recognize each campus teacher of the year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet on May 14 at the Harvey Convention Center.
During the banquet, the district will name an Elementary Teacher of the Year and a Secondary Teacher of the Year, who will then be eligible for regional honors.
There, they are eligible for one of two titles, Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year or Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year.
Texas Teacher of the Year is the highest honor the state can bestow upon a teacher, according to the news release.
This school year's Campus Teachers of the Year are:
- Erica Ramirez, T. J. Austin Elementary School
- Andrea Gipson, Bell Elementary Global Communications Academy
- LaTeh Franklin, Birdwell Elementary School
- Derrell Broughton, Bonner Elementary School
- Brenda Corley, Boshears Center for Exceptional Programs
- Kemle Barroso, Caldwell Elementary Arts Academy
- Karri Ohlhausen, Clarkston Elementary School
- Cecilia Gonzalez, Dixie Elementary School
- Ashley Green, Douglas Elementary School
- Kim Whaley, Griffin Elementary School
- Jennifer Phillips, Dr. Bryan C. Jack Elementary School
- Whitney Lamonte, Jones Elementary MST Academy
- Embria Williams, A. W. Orr Elementary School
- Regina Lan, Owens Elementary School
- Rebecca Lewis, W. A. Peete Elementary School
- Ruth Elmakiss, Ramey Elementary School
- Vikki Mosley, Rice Elementary School
- Theresa Moore, St. Louis Early Childhood Center
- Oralia Hood, TARGET
- Erica Miller, Andy Woods Elementary School
- Michelle Grayson, Boulter Middle School
- Aubrey Ballard, Dogan Middle School
- Alacia Reid, James S. Hogg Middle School
- Sarah Holzbauer, Hubbard Middle School
- Kathy Miles, Moore MST Middle School
- Rikkita Devers-Watson, A.T. Stewart Middle School
- Lynnette Hadley, John Tyler High School
- Elgin Johnson, Robert E. Lee High School
- Gary Stracener, Plyler Instructional Complex