Red Oak ISD recently celebrated the Campus Teachers of the Year, leading up to the announcement of the District Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year.


On May 5, three ROISD teachers were recognized.


Amberlee Valesquez of Schupmann Elementary was highlighted. “She is a special education teacher and has taught for two years!” said the Facebook post.


Fourth-grade reading teacher, Jannette Myers of Eastridge Elementary was also celebrated. “She is a fourth-grade reading teacher and has taught for 24 years!” said a Facebook post.


Melissa Shivers of Red Oak Elementary was the last one to be recognized on Tuesday. She is a fifth-grade ELAR teacher and has been teaching for six years.


On May 6, two teachers were recognized.


Lyssa Smith of Red Oak High School was highlighted. “She is an English teacher and has taught for five years. Congratulations Lyssa Smith!” stated a Facebook post.


Sarah Johnson of Shields Elementary was also acknowledged. “She is a fifth-grade ELAR teacher and has taught for twelve years,” shared the post.


On May 7, two additional teachers were recognized.


Claudia Villanueva of Wooden Elementary, a first-grade teacher was surprised and celebrated. She has taught for 20 years.


Lastly, Sara Young of Red Oak Middle School (Sixth-Grade Center) was recognized. She is a sixth Math/Pre-AP teacher and has been teaching for two years.


Additionally, Red Oak ISD proudly announced the District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year on Thursday.


"We couldn't be more proud of the two amazing educators selected to represent Red Oak ISD at the next level. They epitomize the educator profile and the 4 Talons of the Hawk every day in their interactions with students, peers, parents, and the community. We are blessed to have such passionate and caring leaders at our schools," said Red Oak ISD Superintendent Brenda Sanford.


On May 8, the top educators competed in the Regional Teacher of the Year contest.