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Teaching Chair Jamie Avalos Remembers When She Decided to Become a Teacher

Each weekday leading up to winter break, we are sharing Voices of Excellence. These are brief words of wisdom and inspiration from the Fort Worth ISD 2021-2022 Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence.

Our second featured educator is Jamie Avalos of O.D. Wyatt High School. 

Jamie Avalos, O.D. Wyatt High School

Jamie is the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science. Jamie teaches science content and reinforces 21st-century skills that students need for any field of study. “By uplifting the quality of education we offer our students, I hope to improve the community as well.” Watch Jamietell the story of how she chose teaching when her career path was at a crossroads.

Work with motivational educators like Jamie Avalos. Apply today at fwisd.org/careers