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Klein ISD Professional Learning Team Receives Statewide Award

Klein ISD Professional Learning Team Receives Statewide Award

Klein ISD’s Professional Learning team has been honored as one of only two districts in the state to win the 2021 Outstanding Professional Learning Award from Learning Forward Texas.

The annual award recognizes exemplary districts, teams, or campuses that utilize high-quality, results-driven professional learning designed to impact student achievement.

“We pride ourselves on the high-quality teaching and learning that takes place every day in our district, and our phenomenal professional learning team is instrumental in this success,” said Dr. Jenny McGown, Klein ISD Superintendent. “I’m so proud of this dedicated team for their hard work and innovative strategies in meeting our educators’ professional growth priorities.” 

Klein ISD’s Professional Learning team has been specifically recognized for creating a culture of student achievement through a standards-based professional learning plan that is the foundation for personalized professional learning.

“Our team is honored and humbled to receive this award. We are blessed to work with and share this award with so many Klein family educators who help make all of our professional learning initiatives happen,” said Monica Shallenberger, Klein ISD Instructional Office of Professional Learning. “We are grateful to Learning Forward Texas for the recognition because it highlights the important work educators in our school district do each day to support teachers who then support students on our campuses.”

We are so proud of this prestigious award that honors Klein ISD’s commitment to excellence in professional learning with a focus on professional growth and student success.

Learning Forward Texas is an educational nonprofit association committed to a singular vision of excellent teaching and learning every day in K-12 education.


Klein ISD is AAA in Academics, Arts, and Athletics.

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Klein ISD has an established 84-year history of excellence and innovation in education with unique pathways for EVERY student in our care to ensure learners are college, career, military, and life ready. With recognition for STEM, athletics, fine arts, and academics from highly-esteemed organizations, it is clear that Our Shared Vision of every student entering with a promise and exiting with a purpose is a reality for EVERY student who walks through our doors.

About Klein ISD
Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas, located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 88 square miles and serves more than 53,000 students in 33 elementary schools, 10 intermediate campuses, one high school program of choice, and 5 high schools.

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