Teachers winners include:
Sandra Gary -Alamo, 4th grade Math
Courtney Smith-Burgess, 3rd grade Reading
Angela Christian-Crockett, RTI Specialist
Lisa Seaton-Crockett, 5th & 6th grade Math
Farah Hampton-Fain, 1st grade
Laneta Lively-Fowler, 6th grade Math
Donna Navarro-Houston, 5th grade Math
Melissa Horn-Lamar, 4th grade Reading/Language Arts
Amy Gilleland-Scotland Park, 3rd grade Self Contained
Rickey Santellana-Southern Hills, 5th grade Social Studies
Lori Pitts-West Foundation, 4th grade Reading & Social Studies
Jayne Gregg-Barwise, 7th grade PreAP English Language Arts
Laura Mayfield-Kirby, 7th-8th grade English
Susan Cotton-McNiel, 7th grade Math
Micky Miller-McNiel, 7th grade PreAP Texas History
David Cavitt-Hirschi, 9th grade Algebra I
Todd Chamberlain-Rider, PreAP World History
Lisa Williams-Rider, Spanish II & PreAP Spanish I
Karen Holsinger-WFHS, Math Models & Geometry
Deborah McNeese-WFHS, Integrated Physics & Chemistry
These teachers were nominated by their principals, reviewed by an anonymous committee and selected for the 2013 West Foundation Teaching Excellence Award.
Selection criteria includes:
*No quota by faculty, grade level, subject taught, sex, religion or race.
*Eligibility does not require any number of years of teaching experience either in the WFISD or elsewhere.
*There is no limit on the number of times a teacher may receive the award; however, no one can expect to be an annual recipient.
*Recipients are to be of high moral character, have a positive attitude, dedication, poise, and exhibit enthusiasm, as demonstrated by pupil achievement, pupil response and parent-pupil-colleague respect.
*Recipients must make an on-going effort at self-improvement and continuing education.
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