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2018-19 Teachers of the Year


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.

Candidates must:

  • 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.

Campus-level winners for the 2018-19 school year:

  • Alisha Chenevert, Bessie Coleman Middle School
  • U’Shaundria Beecham, Bray Elementary
  • Archana Tiwari, Cedar Hill Collegiate High School
  • Alex Goss, Cedar Hill High School
  • Shandria Russell, Collegiate Academy
  • David Edwards, Collegiate Prep Elementary
  • Rosa Quintero, Highlands Elementary
  • Monica Johnson, High Pointe Elementary
  • Demeta Sharp, Lake Ridge Elementary
  • Angela Banks, Ninth Grade Center
  • Tory Fernandez, Permenter Middle School
  • Amber Alton, Plummer Elementary
  • Wayne Joseph, Waterford Oaks Elementary