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Plano ISD Staff Newsletter Volume 42, Number 13 May 15, 2015
Lilli Wisler Jennifer Denton
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Elementary Teacher of the Year
Lilli Wisler, Barron Elementary
Fifth Grade Team Leader
Secondary Teacher of the Year
Jennifer Denton, Wilson M.S.
Academic Specialist and Teacher
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Congratulations, Teachers of the Year!
Plano ISD 2015 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, Lilli Wisler, Barron Elementary School fifth grade team leader, and Jennifer Denton, Wilson Middle School academic specialist/teacher, respectively, were announced by Interim Superintendent of Schools Steve Fortenberry at Plano ISD's Teacher of the Year Gala held the evening of May 14 at Plano Centre. "The Beat Goes On: Loud & Clear" was the theme for the gala, which was attended by approximately 1,100 educators, school and district administrators, PTA leaders, sponsors and other community members. In addition to Lilli and Jennifer, eight educators were named "Excellence in Teaching Award" winners. To read each teacher's educational philosophy, resume and principal recommendation, select the teacher's name or photo. For more information, and to view an event video playlist and photo gallery, visit the Plano ISD Teacher of the Year Gala website. read
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Jacob Bartok Andrea Jaramillo Nicole Moreno
Jacob Bartok
Meadows E.S.
Andrea Jaramillo
Forman E.S.
Nicole Moreno
Davis E.S.
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Winnie Reuter Erica Pasvar Tina Pilgrim
Winnie Reuter
Miller E.S.
Erica Pasvar
Robinson M.S.
Tina Pilgrim
Murphy M.S.
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Jerry Pruett Kristin Rosi
Jerry Pruett
Vines H.S.
Kristin Rosi
Shepton H.S.
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Teacher of the Year Nominees
Congratulations to all Teacher of the Year nominees!
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Early Childhood Programs
Allison Bitter – Beaty ECS
Flor Aju-Alvarez – Head Start
Sharon Latimer – Isaacs ECS
Christina Mitchell – Pearson ECS

Elementary Schools
Jennifer Jackson – Aldridge
Kim Artigues – Andrews
Anisha Patel – Barksdale
Lilli Wisler – Barron
Kelly Cross – Bethany
Ben Porter – Beverly
Elaine Heisserer – Boggess
Maureen Macaulay – Brinker
Lana Motley – Carlisle
Staci Newton – Centennial
Cristina Massey – Christie
Sudha Singh – Daffron
Nicole Moreno – Davis
Kelli Smith – Dooley
Andrea Jaramillo – Forman
Sandra Cooper – Gulledge
Jocelyn Stevens – Haggar
Jennifer Bishop – Harrington
Brooke Foster – Haun
Barbara Brown – Hedgcoxe
Jean Jones – Hickey
Deidre Thomson – Hightower
Wynita Harris – Huffman
Emily Huechteman – Hughston
Matthew Gomez – Hunt
Jackie Fernandez – Jackson Kinnari Bhakta – Mathews
Lori Smith – McCall
Jacob Bartok – Meadows
Leslie Nichols – Memorial Dalia Mercado – Mendenhall
Winnie Reuter – Miller
Therese LaMoure – Mitchell
Kimberley Kirby – Rasor
Becky Oliveri – Saigling

Hannah Maness – Schell
Christina Ferenschuetz – Shepard
Tiffany Newsome – Sigler
Beth Carter – Skaggs
Nadir Youssif – Stinson
Kim Donahue – Thomas
Shannon Wassberg – Weatherford
Jessica Dickinson – Wells
Cheryl Lazarus – Wyatt

Middle Schools
Cheryl Schrodel – Armstrong
Carlos Barron – Bowman
Ernest Sterling – Carpenter
Andrea Blythe – Frankford
Lori Greenho – Haggard
Anita Ruiz – Hendrick
Tina Pilgrim – Murphy
Maritza Bradshaw – Otto
Jenelle Eberhard – Renner
Jennifer Penny – Rice
Erica Pasvar – Robinson
Christopher Mutke – Schimelpfenig
Jennifer Denton – Wilson

High Schools
April Platt – Academy
Amanda Mathis – Clark
TK Bush – Guinn Center
Elizabeth Negoslawski – Jasper
Cynthia Bell – McMillen
Kristin Rosi – Shepton
Jerry Pruett – Vines
Edie Alderson – Williams

Senior High Schools
Chelsea Guin – Plano East
Cynthia Zea – Plano
Douglas Darracott – Plano West
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