Hillsborough County Public Schools has approved the wearing of an eagle feather for certain Native American seniors during their graduation ceremonies. Students must be chosen by their tribes to be able to wear the feather, which symbolizes leadership, spirtual belief, academic achievement, and honor to their heritage.Read More
With inspirational stories and just a little bit of dancing, Hillsborough County Public Schools and the Hillsborough Education Foundation honored 650 outstanding educators and recognized its Teacher of the Year, Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator of the Year and Instructional Support Employee of the Year.
Congratulations to district Teacher of the Year Bonnie Bresnyan, a special needs teacher at Lewis Elementary School in Temple Terrace. She danced across the stage of Carol Morsani Hall when her name was called. Miriam Velez-Hernandez, a bilingual aide at Dover Elementary, was recognized as Instructional Support Employee of the Year. Social worker Christine Campbell of Van Buren Middle School received the Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator of the Year award.Read More
In recognition of her excellence in teaching, performance and lifelong impact on young singers, Debbie Cleveland of Gaither High School in Tampa has been named the 2018 recipient of the Barbershop Harmony Society/ NAfME Music Educator Award.Read More
She’s been called “tough but loving,” “the student whisperer” and the “data diva,” and now everyone can call Sharon Waite something else: Hillsborough County Principal of the Year.
Waite leads Lockhart Elementary Magnet, a science-focused school in East Tampa. She was both shocked and humbled to learn she had been nominated to represent HCPS in the state principal of the year competition, especially since she is in just her third year as a principal.Read More
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