Teachers The Excellence in Education Foundation annually selects ten teachers who exemplify Superior Teaching Achievement in RISD Schools. Each of these STARS receive $1,000 and will be honored at RISD events in the spring and fall.
ERICA HOYT Wallace Elementary 3rd Grade ELA/Social Studies
SONYA AYERS Apollo Junior High Dyslexia Specialist
ASHLEY NICK North Junior High 7th Grade Mathematics
RACHEL NELSON Forestridge Elementary Music
JONATHAN ROOZEBOOM Westwood Junior High Orchestra Director
MATT SMITH Forest Meadow Junior High Language Arts
JASON SCHAYOT Berkner High Director of Bands
MARIA VELASCO Dover Elementary 2nd Grade Bilingual
JOHN WITTER Richardson High English/World History
COURTNEY WRIGHT Bukhair Elementary 4th Grade Writing/Social Studies
Thank you to the EiE Foundation and sponsors Texas Instruments Foundation, Credit Union of Texas, and AXA Advisors for recognizing some of RISD’s top teachers. Spring 2019 • RISD CONNECT •
Stay connected with Richardson ISD. Spring 2019 edition.