The 2018-19 campus Teachers of the Year at the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) were honored during a reception Thursday evening at Central Office.
At the same ceremony, district 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.
The top five finalists for the 2018-19 YISD Elementary Teacher of the Year are:
Ascarate Elementary – Lonny Nava
Glen Cove Elementary – Roberto Guevara III
Loma Terrace Elementary – Carol Love
Pasodale Elementary – Paul Ward
Pebble Hills Elementary – Kristin Podojil
The top five finalists for the 2018-19 YISD Secondary Teacher of the Year are:
Eastwood High – Selena Granados
Hanks High – Michele Garcia
Riverside High – Stephen Solis
Ysleta High – Alberto Avalos
Young Women’s Leadership – Jessica Yildirim
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 4 at the Centennial Conference Center & Banquet Hall at Fort Bliss.