Teacher of the Year
2023 Teacher of the Year Recognition Program
The Teacher of the Year recognition program is intended to honor excellence in the classroom and provide a forum to showcase outstanding educators whose efforts and example have inspired their students, their colleagues and the community they serve. All recipients must:
- demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in teaching
- take an active role in their communities as well as their schools
- be professional, poised and articulate
- inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities
- be skillful, dedicated teachers who plan to actively continue classroom teaching
CLICK HERE to view additional Teacher of the Year photos. The program is administered at the state level by the Texas Association of School Administrators.
NBISD selects 2023 District Teachers of the Year
Posted: April 25, 2023
The NBISD Board of Trustees honored the District Teachers of the Year at the NBISD Excellence Awards on April 24.
From the 15 Campus Teachers of the Year, NBISD has selected Cathleen Jenkerson from Memorial Elementary as District Elementary Teacher of the Year and Melinda Kniseley of the New Braunfels Middle School as the District Secondary Teacher of the Year.
A selection committee selected these outstanding teachers for the district honor after judging their essay applications and conducting in-person interviews. Both recipients will compete at the regional level this summer with hopes of ultimately being named Texas Teacher of the Year.
NBISD 2023 Campus Teachers of the Year
Posted: March 9, 2023
New Braunfels ISD proudly announces this year’s Campus Teachers of the Year recipients. These individuals will be honored at the April 24th NBISD Excellence Awards. They will be considered for NBISD Elementary or Secondary Teacher of the Year, which NBISD will also announce at the event. From there, two district teachers of the year will advance to the regional competition, hoping to be named a Texas Teacher of the Year.