ECP Teaching Awards for 15-16
May, 15 2018

Region 13 is pleased to recognize a large number of our teacher interns who have been recognized for excellence in teaching during the 15-16 school year. 

This year’s list of winners includes these teachers honored by their district as Teacher of the Year and other awards as noted:

Anne Jefferson- Vogt Elementary, Round Rock ISD

Tabatha Darilke, Decker Elementary, Manor ISD

Bertha Bermuzdez- Shadowglen Elementary, Manor ISD

Jessica DeMoss- International High School, Austin ISD

Elizabeth Albee- LBJ High School, Austin ISD

David Carroll- Clifton Career Center, Austin ISD

Phil Swasey- Bedichek Middle School, Austin ISD

Christopher Carrel- Llano Middle School, Llano ISD

Koki Denardo- Eanes ISD- Educational Impact Award

Nathali Lopez- Bowie Elementary, San Marcos ISD

Rachel Foreman- Dripping Springs High School, Dripping Springs ISD

Zachary Sarrels- Athlos Learning Academy, Most Valuable Teacher

Thomas Mann- Quarterfinalist for Music Education Grammy Award, Austin ISD

Akin Adediji- First Hear Success Teacher, Hudson Bend Middle School, Lake Travis ISD

Heather Frye-Ginsburg- First Year Success Teacher- Lake Travis High School, Lake Travis ISD


We are also proud to announce that once again, we have a long list of AISD Teachers of Promise.    This program is designed to highlight promising classroom practices exhibited by first year teachers and to recognize first year teachers who demonstrate an overall understanding of the components of good teaching and reveal outstanding potential as an educator.   In order to be eligible to be a Teacher of Promise, teachers must be:

A first year teaching professional who demonstrates an overall understanding of the components of good teaching
A first year teaching professional who reveals outstanding potential as an educator
A first year teaching professional who exhibits a strong commitment to the profession

The 15-16 list includes:

Eric Shaffer- Regan High School

Will Myers- Travis Heights Elementary

Nicole Visovsky- Wooten Elementary

Jessica Ogbeide- Winn Elementary

Jose Mendoza- Blanton Elementary

Alisia Darby- Eastside Memorial High School

Edna Rangel- Brooke Elementary

Letticia Berrelleza- Graham Elementary

Randrick Washington- Houston Elementary

Brittany Mogan- LBJ Early College High School

Maricela Munoz- Clifton Career Center


We are very proud of these teachers and of the dedication to teaching excellence that they have shown during this school year.  We look forward to watching them develop into teacher leaders on their campuses. 

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