The 2017-2018 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year were named for the
first time during the annual BISD Employee Recognition Dinner event on May 11, 2017.
Congratulations go to Elementary Teacher of the Year Amanda Martinez, from Stephen
F. Austin STEM Academy and Secondary Teacher of the Year Paula Bailey, from Clute
Amanda Martinez and Paula Bailey, both graduates of BISD, always knew that they
wanted to be teachers. Both teachers are passionate about public education and believe