The district celebrates the positive impact educators have on students with the annual CHISD Teacher of the Year awards. Each campus selects a candidate based on five requirements.
be exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled, and plan to maintain active teaching status in CHISD
inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn
have the respect and admiration of students and peers
play an active and useful role in the community, as well as in the school
be poised, articulate and possess the energy to withstand a rigorous schedule
Once selected, candidates complete an application and then a committee selects one elementary and one secondary Teacher of the Year. Each takes home $1,000 and advances to a Region 10 Teacher of the Year competition. District-level winners will be announced at the CHISD Employee Service and Recognition event Tuesday, April 23.