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Redwater ISD teachers take top honors upong being named Regional Teachers of the Year
Redwater Independent School District (RISD) took top regional honors with Region VIII Education Service Center (ESC) naming RISD teachers, Courtney Beck and Tanya Terry, as Regional Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, respectively. They will now be part of a group of 40 regional teachers of the year to be considered for one of six state finalists. Courtney Beck, with Redwater Elementary School, is starting her 18th year of teaching and her eighth year with RISD. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University – Texarkana. Beck has a love and passion for teaching. “I realize that students come to school with different backgrounds, different experiences and different needs,” she said. “My hope is to make each student feel that they belong, they matter and they can do anything they set their minds to.” Beck also encourages other teachers to don’t give up, help is a knock away. “It is important to count on your colleagues. After all, they are the only ones that truly know exactly what you are feeling and going through. Remember why you became a teacher – to see the light in your student’s eyes and the smile on their face when they finally get what you are teaching them.” Tanya Terry has 17 years of experience in teaching and is going into her sixth year at Redwater High School. She serves as the English Department Chair and is a Dual Credit Instructor. Terry holds an Associate Degree in Secondary Education from Texarkana College, along with a Bachelor and Master Degree in Secondary Education from Texas A&M University – Texarkana. ...
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Redwater ISD teachers take top honors upong being named Regional Teachers of the Year
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