Congratulations Ms. Morrison! XTO Energy Chair for Teaching Excellence in Early Childhood Education
Amy Morrison was celebrated school wide. What an HONOR to receive the XTO Energy Chair for Teaching Excellence in Early Childhood Education award. We have a champion in our presence.
Sixteen Fort Worth ISD teachers have been chosen as the 2019-2020 Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence. The selected teachers will be conferred with the title of Chair for Teaching Excellence for one year and receive a $5,000 honorarium. Each Teaching Chair’s campus will receive a banner to display in a prominent location. In addition, a photograph of each winner will be on display at the FWISD Professional Development Center for one year.
The Chairs for Teaching Excellence Luncheon will be November 14, 2019.
Fort Worth ISD established The Chairs for Teaching Excellence program in 1994. It is modeled after the university-level Chair program and is designed to recognize and reward exemplary teachers. This program is unique because of its role in a public K-12 setting and for its rigorous selection process.
Each year, more than 100 teachers submit Teaching Chair applications across 16 subject area categories, as well as recommendation letters, for review by members of the Teaching Chairs selection committees. Each category has its own selection committee. Teachers selected as finalists undergo a rigorous evaluation process based on their application; a teaching demonstration recorded on video during a class visit; and an interview session with their respective selection committee.
This year’s Teaching Chairs sponsors and honorees are: