Teacher Of The Year 2019

Ms. Andrea Dykes

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Ms. Andrea Dykes

What's your favorite thing about teaching?

“I used to look at a dictionary and struggle until I would cry. Boom! It hit me that dictionaries help you figure out hard words,” said a student. An interactive lesson on dictionary skills is what hit me. Teachers have the ability to expand students’ thinking. I get excited when I hear a student say, “This is too hard.” It motivates me to teach in a way that they can understand. I use contagious excitement to peel back the layers of frustration. When learning exceeds student expectations, I fist pump on the inside! This is my favorite part of teaching."

Event Info

  • Tuesday, May 21st  | Killeen Civic and Conference Center

    •  Teacher Showcase  
      • (Open To The Public) 
        • 4:00 - 5:00 pm 
    • Excellence in Teaching Reception 
      • (By Invitation Only) 
        • 5:30 - 7:00 pm