2020 Teachers of the Year

  • Socorro ISD Teachers of the Year

    The Socorro Independent School District celebrated its first-ever Teacher of the Year virtual announcement on May 8, 2020 to name the top two district winners. The online event showcased all 48 campus Teachers of the Year and Elite 8 finalists and culminated with the announcement of the top two district winners – the 2020 Elementary and Secondary SISD Teachers of the Year.

    The 2020 SISD Elementary Teacher of the Year is Pedro Gurrola from Vista del Sol Elementary School. He is a fifth-grade teacher and has been an educator for 23 years. The 2020 SISD Secondary Teacher of the Year is Crystal Avila from Socorro High School. She is a biology teacher and has been an educator for 13 years.

    2020 SISD Elite 8 Elementary Teacher of the Year Finalists Video

    2020 SISD Elite 8 Secondary Teacher of the Year Finalists Video

Past Teachers of the Year

2019


Perla Lozoya
Elementary


Luis Iturriaga
Secondary

2018


Tammy Edwards
Elementary


Eduardo Hinojos
Secondary

2017


Christina Castaños
Elementary


Candace Printz
Secondary

2016


Erica Loya
Elementary


Dianna Rios
Secondary

2015


Cosme Perez
Elementary


Benjamin Corral
Secondary

2014


Amanda Saucedo
Elementary


Luis Ramirez
Secondary

2013


Miguel Romero
Elementary


Carlos Briano
Secondary

2012


Greta Brasgalla
Elementary


Monika Ruiz
Secondary

2011


David Herrera
Elementary


Delma Patiño
Secondary

2010


Amanda Saucedo
Elementary


Elva Vazquez
Secondary

2009


Amelia Anchondo
Elementary


Marina Hansen
Secondary

2008


Adria Wauson
Elementary


Barbara Dickerson
Secondary

2007


Jessica Macias
Elementary


Marianne Marks
Secondary

2006


Michele Sanchez
Elementary


Carole Heflin
Secondary

2005

Vickie Brown
Elementary

Troy Herbort
Secondary

2004

Yolanda Nieto
Elementary

Pat Arellano
Secondary

2003

Sue Moriel
Elementary

Paul Harrington
Secondary

2002

Christopher Regan
Elementary

Norma Ayala
Secondary

2001

James Ryan
Elementary

Armando Sanchez
Secondary

2000

Connie Vasquez
Elementary

Terri Flickinger
Secondary

1999

Sherry Martin
Elementary

Jenifer Bittner
Secondary

1998

Richard Ortega
Elementary

James Wood
Secondary

1997

Cindy Shaw
Elementary

Martina Morgan
Secondary

1996

Antonio Fierro
Elementary

Evelyn Arroyo
Secondary

1995

Susie Acosta
Elementary

Irma Avila
Secondary

1994

Jean Zalesak
Elementary

Nancy Sochat
Secondary

1993

Freddie Peters
Teacher of the Year

1992

Nancy Cordes
Teacher of the Year

1991

Patty Purcell
Teacher of the Year

1990

Kathy Shore
Teacher of the Year

1989

Catherine Resendez
Teacher of the Year