Teacher of the Year Celebration on 2/25/2020

posted Feb 19, 2020, 5:59 AM by Granger Meador   [ updated Feb 19, 2020, 6:57 AM ]
The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation is sponsoring the 2020 Teacher of the Year Celebration on Tuesday, February 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Bartlesville Community Center.

The free and public event will include teacher honorees walking the red carpet at 5:30 p.m. to a reception with Chick-fil-A snacks and punch for all to enjoy. The first 100 BPSD teachers who display their ID badge will receive a swag bag of goodies from local businesses; doors will open at 5 p.m.

The awards ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. with Maria Gus acting as the emcee and partnering with Clint Musslewhite on the red carpet. At the event, the site Teachers of the Year will be recognized and the District Teacher of the Year will be announced. The site Rising Star Teachers will also be honored, with the District Rising Star Teacher announced along with the Elementary and Secondary Rookie Teachers of the Year. The winner of this year's Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award will also be announced as well as this year's Bartlesville Education Association Friends of Education Award. District employees with 20 or more years of service will be awarded their service pins. 

The presenting sponsors for the event are Arvest and Patriot Chevrolet.

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation will be accepting donations and is sponsoring a People's Choice Award in which anyone can donate-to-vote for the Teacher of the Year nominee of their choice. Donations will be accepted at the event by cash or check and through text-to-give. Look for the People's Choice Award table at the reception. The winning teacher (determined by the number of donations/votes received) will be announced at the end of the program, with lunch from Chick-fil-A for all teachers at the winner's site. Proceeds benefit the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation.

The Foundation encourages everyone to come out and celebrate some of our finest teachers!


2020 Site Teachers of the Year

Teachers of the Year

Hoover Elementary
Amanda Daniels

3rd Grade
Amanda Daniels
Jane Phillips Elementary 
Terri James

5th Grade 
Terri James
Ranch Heights Elementary
Benjamin Showler

Physical Education
Benjamin Showler
Richard Kane Elementary
Abigale Kahler

1st Grade 
Abigale Kahler
Wayside Elementary
Shelly Buhlinger

5th Grade
Shelly Buhlinger
Wilson Elementary 
Carrie Christensen

5th Grade 
Carrie Christensen
Central Middle School
Andrea Satterfield

Computer Applications & Broadcasting 
Andrea Satterfield
Madison Middle School 
 Rachel Hough

STEM: Project Lead the Way Gateway
Rachel Hough
Bartlesville High School
Kristina Arguello

Spanish 
Kristina Arguello


2020 Rising Star Teacher Nominees

Rising Star Teachers

Hoover ElementaryJessica Henderson

1st Grade
Jessica Henderson
Jane Phillips Elementary Taylor Beck
née Miller

4th Grade 
Taylor Beck
Ranch Heights ElementaryAlana Murphy

Special Education
Alana Murphy
Richard Kane ElementaryNaudia Jackson

Special Education
Naudia Jackson
Wayside Elementary
Tara Dicks

3rd Grade 
Tara Dicks
Wilson Elementary
Alaina Taylor

2nd Grade
Alaina Taylor
Central Middle School
Ty Huie

8th Grade 
Pre-Algebra,
Algebra I Honors
Ty Huie
Madison Middle School
Daniel Wren

8th Grade 
Pre-Algebra,
Algebra I Honors 
Daniel Wren
Bartlesville High School
Zandra Sanders

Spanish
Zandra Sanders

TOY Celebration