2020 Site Teachers of the Year and Rising Star Teachers Announced

posted Dec 13, 2019, 2:32 PM by Granger Meador   [ updated Jan 9, 2020, 10:30 AM ]
TOY Celebration
The 2020 Teacher of the Year and 2020 Rising Star Teacher selected by faculty members at each school site are listed below. They are nominees for District Teacher of the Year and District Rising Star Teacher and all will be celebrated at a public program on 
Tuesday, February 25 through the auspices of the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. This year's program will be held at the Bartlesville Community Center with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by the recognition program at 6:00 p.m.

The program will include:
  • Presentation of Service-Year Increment Pins
  • Recognition of Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation recipient (nominations are open to the public and due January 8)
  • Announcement of the Bartlesville Rising Star Teacher
  • Announcement of the Bartlesville Teacher of the Year
Teacher of the Year

2020
Site Teachers of the Year

Hoover Elementary

Amanda Daniels

3rd Grade

Jane Phillips Elementary

Terri James

5th Grade

Ranch Heights Elementary

Benjamin Showler

Physical Education

Richard Kane Elementary

Abigale Kahler

1st Grade

Wayside Elementary

Shelly Buhlinger

5th Grade

Wilson Elementary

Carrie Christensen

5th Grade

Central Middle School

Andrea Satterfield

Computer Applications & Broadcasting

Madison Middle School

Rachel Hough

STEM: Project Lead the Way Gateway

Bartlesville High School

Kristina Arguello

Spanish

The district Teacher of the Year program is part of the state program that is only open to active classroom teachers who plan to continue teaching in the district in 2020-2021 and meet daily with an assigned group of students to teach a specific curriculum. In our district, the Teacher of the Year program is open to those who have already completed five or more full years of teaching experience in any accredited district AND have continuously taught classes in the district since October 2018. There are no restrictions regarding previous nominees or winners and there is an incomplete online database of past honorees.


Rising Star Teachers

2020
Bartlesville Rising Star Teacher Nominees

Hoover Elementary

Jessica Henderson

1st Grade

Jane Phillips Elementary

Taylor Beck
née Miller

4th Grade

Ranch Heights Elementary

Alana Murphy

Special Education

Richard Kane Elementary

Naudia Jackson

Special Education

Wayside Elementary

Tara Dicks

3rd Grade

Wilson Elementary

Alaina Taylor

2nd Grade

Central Middle School

Ty Huie

8th Grade Pre-Algebra, Algebra I Honors

Madison Middle School

Daniel Wren

8th Grade Pre-Algebra, Algebra I Honors

Bartlesville High School

Zandra Sanders

Spanish


The Rising Star Teacher program is open to certified non-administrative staff who plan to continue teaching in the district in 2020-2021. They must have one to four full years of teaching experience in any accredited district AND have continuously taught classes in the district since October 2018. There are no restrictions regarding previous nominees or winners, and an online database of past honorees.