HISD will be announcing its Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year during the Celebration of Excellence on Friday, May 15. Check out the finalists below.
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At the elementary level, there are six finalists:
- Kathryn McCracken, an ESL teacher at Sinclair ES
- Robert Uzick, a fourth-grade science teacher at Cunningham ES
- Lauren Ayres, a third-grade teacher at Durham ES
- Carla Corona, a bilingual teacher at Sutton ES
- Lola McIntosh-Williams, a second-grade teacher at T.H. Rogers.
- Clarissa Lathan, a pre-k teacher at Fondren ES.
At the secondary level, there are four finalists:
- Jennifer Donaldson, a French teacher at Waltrip HS
- Timory Jacobs, a reading teacher at Black MS
- Jessica Joseph, a math teacher at Hogg MS
- Vladimir Lopez, a math teacher at East Early College HS.
Be sure to help HISD pick the Fan Favorite among the campus-based Teachers of the Year by taking part in our survey. The teacher with the most votes from among the six finalists will be announced as the first ever HISD Fan Favorite at the Celebration of Excellence on May 15.
Ms. Donaldson really deserves this. She is awesome. It is a pleasure to work right next to her. Students love coming to her class and she makes it fun and educational at the same time.
She is an ispiration to all. So young and so smart and productive…..GO Ms. Donaldson!!
ms.jacobs is a phenomenal teacher. she cares for all of her wonderful students and she is actually my FAVORITE teacher i EVER had
Ms Corona is a great teacher. She is always serving the students and helping her coworkers.
Jessica Joseph is so deserving of this award. She is the most passionate teacher in HISD and all her students love her. She’s always willing to go the extra mile for all of our children and works tirelessly every day to help them grow as scholars. She feels all children deserve the right to an exceptional education and works diligently to provide just that. She genuinely cares for all her students and makes herself available to them even when she is off work. She commands respect and hard work while still making it fun to learn. Jessica Joseph is my daughter and my FAVORITE HISD TEACHER.
yo ms jacobbbssssssssssssssssss. is going to win this thing :)))))