The 2017-18 campus Teachers of the Year at the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) were honored during a reception Tuesday evening at Central Office, where officials also announced 10 finalists for the district’s top two teaching awards: the Elementary Teacher of the Year and the Secondary Teacher of the Year.
All campus Teachers of the Year, as well as all campus Support Employees of the Year, will be honored at the YISD Teacher and Support Employee of the Year gala that takes place at 6 p.m. May 5 at the Centennial Conference Center and Banquet Hall at Fort Bliss.
The top five finalists for the 2017-18 YISD Elementary Teacher of the Year are:
Karla Bazan, Del Valle Elementary School
Jessica Fette, Cedar Grove Elementary School
Nancy Gonzalez-Uribe, Scotsdale Elementary School
Heather Holmes, Pebble Hills Elementary School
Bernadette Rey, Ysleta Pre-K Center
The top five finalists for the 2017-18 YISD Secondary Teacher of the Year are:
Laura Fabela, Valle Verde Early College High School
Nicholas Flood, Indian Ridge Middle School
Allen Haynes, Ysleta High School
Rebeca Montes, Young Women’s Leadership Academy
Stephanie Bocanegra Morales, Bel Air High School
A list of all 2017-18 campus Teachers of the Year and Support Employees of the Year can be found on the YISD main website at www.yisd.net.