Posted Date: 11/30/2020
EPS Announces Teacher of the Year Candidates
Enid Public Schools is proud to announce its 2020-21 building-level teachers of the year.
The honorees, selected by their colleagues, now will be considered for EPS Teacher of the Year, which will be revealed during the EPS Foundation Education Celebration. Details for the event will be announced by the district at a later date.
This event also will include the EPS Support Professional of the Year announcement and the celebration will be broadcast live on Suddenlink channel 19 by EPS*tv.
“These teachers are just a few of the excellent educators we have in our classrooms,” Superintendent Dr. Darrell Floyd said. “We are thankful for their leadership in each of our buildings and I congratulate them on this achievement in representing our schools.”
The EPS Teacher of the Year winner, selected by a community committee, will represent the district at the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year competition next fall.
This year’s building-level honorees include:
Shawna Tanner Pre-K Teacher Fowler Early Childhood Center
Alex Castellanos 2nd Grade Teacher Adams Elementary
Karla Johnson Library Media Specialist Coolidge Elementary
LaShandria Redman Music Teacher Eisenhower Elementary
Janet Jones 3rd Grade Teacher Garfield Elementary
Amy Ebel 2nd Grade Teacher Glenwood Elementary
Tiara Darling PE Teacher Hayes Elementary
Jami Lewis 5th Grade Teacher Hoover Elementary
Michelle Holcomb 1st Grade Teacher McKinley Elementary
Christie Buckner PE Teacher Monroe Elementary
Leah Simpson 2nd Grade Teacher Prairie View Elementary
Alison King Title I Teacher Taft Elementary
Gary Spruill Art Teacher Emerson Middle School
Kaeli Jantz Math Teacher Longfellow Middle School
Samantha Cheatham Special Education Teacher Waller Middle School
Lyndsay Watts ICAP Teacher Enid High School
Garvin Kent Chesser Virtual Learning Lincoln Academy
To learn more about each candidate, please visit www.enidpublicschools.org/toy2020