On behalf of Region 8 Education Service Center,

Congratulations on being named a

Region 8 TASSP Principal of the Year!!

We are so proud that you will represent our region as Outstanding Principals.

Region 8 TASSP High School Principal of the Year

Rhonda Roberts, Redwater High School, Redwater ISD

Region 8 TASSP Junior High Principal of the Year

Cassie Bland, Como-Pickton Junior High, Como-Pickton CISD

Region 8 TASSP High School Assistant Principal of the Year

Richard Stahl, Texas High School, Texarkana ISD



On behalf of Region 8 Education Service Center,

Congratulations to our

Region 8 Teachers of the Year!

Region 8 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Amy Hooten Elementary Teacher of the Year

Amy Hooten

Mrs. Hooten teaches Reading at Thomas Justiss Elementary in Paris ISD.

“I found that the only way to influence my students is to build a caring relationship with each of them.  My relationship with each of my students is genuine and different.”

Region 8 Secondary Teacher of the Year

Michael Rhodes Secondary Teacher of the Year

Michael Rhodes

Mr. Rhodes teaches Automotive Technology at Paris High School in Paris ISD.

“When the topic of college and career readiness is discussed, there is no greater means of preparing a student for either or both of these futures than to focus on how the education of academics is applied.”

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Upcoming Events!

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2nd Annual Region 8 Coach's Clinic for Academic Events

An "Un-Conference" Please join us on Saturday, September 16th.

Posted Date: 08/15/2017

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K-2 Literacy Collaborative 2017-2018 (Formerly "Balanced Literacy Collaborative")

Join us for 7 days of intensive training in best practices in early literacy. Day 1 - September 6th. Please check flyer for remaining dates.

Posted Date: 05/15/2017


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