KTBB, in conjunction with Ingersol Rand, Trane, American Standard and East Texas Trophy present the "Teachers of the Month".
Each month teachers are recognized for excellence in the classroom from the East Texas area. They receive a plaque from East Texas Trophy and are placed in the running for the "Teacher of the Year" award in May. The "Teacher of the Year" honors include a cash prize and state-wide recognition.
Chapel Hill TISD – Julia Dahlgren – English III – Chapel Hill High School
Lindale ISD – Lauren Backer – Special Education Teacher – Lindale High School
Arp ISD – Cali Quintero – Spanish I & II and head coach for Cross Country – Arp High School – The teacher of the year is Julie Allen – Arp High School. She teaches Spanish II, Spanish III AP & Spanish IV AP. She is also the sponsor for National Honor Society.
TISD – TEACHER OF THE YEAR – Yvonne Malmstrom, third grade math and science teacher at Caldwell Elementary Arts Academy is the District Elementary Teacher of the Year. The district’s Secondary Teacher of the Year is Casey Graves, sixth grade English Language Arts and Reading teacher at Hubbard Middle School.
Chapel Hill ISD – Erin Payne – 6th grade English and Reading Chapel Hill Middle School
Arp ISD – Leah Huffstetter – Math – Arp Junior High
Winona ISD – Sandra Akin – Winona High School
Lindale ISD – Brandi Bridges – Lindale Jr High
TISD – Abby McCowin – Ramey Elementary
Chapel Hill ISD – Kristal Greinert – Wise Elementary – Library/Technology Specialist
Lindale ISD – Nikki Groth – E. J. Moss Intermediate
Arp ISD – Miss Hannah Staples – 2nd grade – Arp Elementary
Winona ISD – Juan Reyes – Winona Middle School
TISD – Tamara Bowers – Moore Middle School