Carroll ISD has announced its 11 campus teachers of the year for the 2016-2017 school year. The teachers will receive special recognition at Carroll ISD Night at the Rangers game Friday, April 28.
The teachers will also be featured individually at the district’s annual End-of-the-Year Banquet held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at Carroll Senior High School. During the event, CISD will announce the K-6 and Secondary Teachers of the Year.
The following are this year’s Campus Teachers of the Year…
Danielle Miller, Carroll Elementary
Tracy Brandt, Johnson Elementary
Sheresa Lee, Old Union Elementary
Traci Fair, Rockenbaugh Elementary
Sherry Sickler, Walnut Grove Elementary
Jennifer Winnard, Durham Intermediate
Becca Calvert, Eubanks Intermediate
Brenda Nathman, Carroll Middle
Megan Malnar, Dawson Middle
Rhea Voelkle, Carroll High
Greg Oglesby, Carroll Senior High
Carroll ISD held its annual End-of-Year Celebration at Carroll Senior High School on Wednesday, May 25.
The 11 campuses Teachers of the Year were honored and the two District Teachers of the Years were announced. This year’s K-6th Grade Teacher of the year is Old Union Elementary teacher Amy Evans. She has been in the district for five years and has 12 years of teaching experience.
The district’ Secondary Teacher of the Year winner is Leslie Elkins of Carroll Middle School. She has five years of teaching experience, including the past four in Carroll ISD. As winners, both teachers receive the use of a Lexus during the summer thanks to Carroll ISD sponsor Park Place.
The district also honored support staff and special service award winners. This year’s Auxiliary Service Award winners were Evaristo Pineada, who has served for 15 years as a custodian in Carroll ISD and currently work at Walnut Grove Elementary.
Johnson Elementary custodian Melanie Rubell also won an Auxiliary Service Award and has been a dedicated Dragon since 1992. Rubell is retiring at the end of the school year.
CISD honored two Paraprofessional Service winners. Transportation Dispatcher Misa Ruiz earned one of the awards along with Barbara Yelton, who serves as assistant to Superintendent Dr. David Faltys.
Monica Gattshall, the district’s English as a Second Language Coordinator, earned the Distinguished Service award.
During the event, Carroll ISD also honored many employees who have completed different levels of tenure in the district.
On Monday, Jan. 14, Carroll ISD Superintendent Dr. David Faltys received a grant from the AP Boosters in the amount of $13,650.03. The money will be distributed among many AP and Pre-AP teachers from six CISD campuses where the rigorous AP curriculum is being offered. Those schools include, Durham Intermediate, Eubanks Intermediate, Carroll Middle, Dawson Middle, Carroll High and Carroll Senior High Schools.
The AP Boosters extend their thanks to all booster members. The club says without member support, the AP Boosters would not be able to assist Carroll teachers enhance their teaching.
To learn more about the Carroll AP Boosters, click here.