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05/13/08 - Tyler

TISD Honors Teachers Of The Year

At the Tyler ISD 2008 Teacher of the Year Banquet this evening at the Harvey Hall Convention Center, the District honored Campus Teachers of the Year and District Teachers of the Year.

Bonner Elementary Art Teacher Heather Gentry was named the 2008 Elementary Teacher of the Year.  She has taught in Tyler ISD for more than 5 years and is a native of East Texas.

Hubbard Middle School seventh grade reading teacher Julie Haley was named the 2008 Secondary Teacher of the Year.  She is an educator that has been with Tyler ISD for more than 20 years and she even attended Tyler ISD since the first grade. 

Twenty-eight teachers were named Campus Teachers of the Year.  Criteria for selection of both the campus Teachers of the Year and district Teachers of the Year included, among other items:  playing an active and useful role in their community, commitment to the teaching profession through continuous improvement, and lessons that creatively engage and inspire students to achieve high academic standards. 

T. J. Austin Elementary School

Tracy Nash

Bell Elementary Global

Communications Academy

Lisa Brown

Birdwell Elementary School

Jan Thedford

Thomas R. Bonner Elementary School

Heather Gentry

Caldwell Arts Academy

Yvonne Malmstrom

Clarkston Elementary School

Stephanie Attebery

Dixie Elementary School

Connie Wood

Douglas Elementary School

Kemle Barroso

Griffin Elementary School

Lisia Hampton

Dr. Bryan C. Jack Elementary School

Tamara Colston

Jones Elementary MST Academy

Linda Swindle

A. W. Orr Elementary School

Lynda Simpkins

Owens Elementary School

Kelley Smithson

W. A. Peete Elementary School

Sharon Christopher

Ramey Elementary School

Sha'Lindria Mariah Wade

Rice Elementary School

Stephen Ellis

St. Louis School

Brooke Parker


Kay Newberry

Andy Woods Elementary School

Robin Stidham

Boulter Middle School

Joel Enge

Dogan Middle School

Elizabeth Lade

James S. Hogg Middle School

Tom Rhodes

Hubbard Middle School

Julie Haley

Moore MST Middle School

Brian Persinger

Stewart Middle School

Christolyn Milligan

John Tyler High School

John Seiple

Plyler Instructional Complex

Dee Lower

Robert E. Lee High School

Leona May

Those in attendance at the banquet included Tyler ISD staff, administrators, teachers, sponsors, and members of the community. 


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