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Klein ISD Announces 2021 Campus Teachers of the Year

Klein ISD Announces 2021 Campus Teachers of the Year

Klein ISD is pleased to announce those who have been recognized as the 2021 Teacher of the Year for their individual campus.

“Our educators have always gone above and beyond in their pursuit of excellence for every student but never more than this year,” said Dr. Jenny McGown, Klein ISD Superintendent. “I am so proud of all these amazing teachers in our Klein Family who are such incredible examples of high-quality teaching in Klein ISD.”

Congratulations to the outstanding educators receiving this honor! We greatly appreciate your continued service to the students at your school and in our wonderful district.

Read on for a full list of nominees.




Benfer Elementary

Hillary Montgomery

Benignus Elementary

Jeongae Brown

Bernshausen Elementary

Kim Richards

Blackshear Elementary

Kim Slaydon

Brill Elementary

Kelly Stark

Ehrhardt Elementary

Suzanne Feldhaus

Eiland Elementary

Hayley Bentley

Epps Island Elementary

Kristie Moore

Fox Elementary

Hillary Nyert

Frank Elementary

Cindy Pounds

French Elementary

MacKinley Maddox

Grace England Early Childhood & Pre-K Center

Amy Faulkner

Greenwood Forest Elementary

Nelwyn Terracina

Hassler Elementary

Wendy Valley

Haude Elementary

Jacqueline Stanek

Kaiser Elementary

Chauncey Walker

Klenk Elementary

Stephanie Hidalgo

Kohrville Elementary

Jayla Murphy

Krahn Elementary

Zachariah Ansari

Kreinhop Elementary

Shelley Wells

Kuehnle Elementary

Erin Sifuentes

Lemm Elementary

Ercilia Juarez

Mahaffey Elementary

Josefina Scherrman

McDougle Elementary

Leticia Ocana

Metzler Elementary

Amanda Posterick

Mittelstadt Elementary

Megan MacDiarmid

Mueller Elementary

Jennifer O’Neal

Nitsch Elementary

Delette Roussell

Northampton Elementary

Wendy Romijin

Roth Elementary

Jennifer Quinton

Schultz Elementary

Becky Wunsche

Theiss Elementary

Dana Pierre

Zwink Elementary

Maria Quan

Doerre Intermediate

Jennifer Medina

Hildebrandt Intermediate

Laura Fleming

Hofius Intermediate

Meagan Solomon

Kleb Intermediate

Brian Williams

Klein Intermediate

Kevin Shaw

Krimmel Intermediate

Tonya Tayloe

Schindewolf Intermediate

Sandy Thornberry

Strack Intermediate

Jeff Clary

Ulrich Intermediate

Mitchell Celestine

Wunderlich Intermediate

Melanie Thomson

Klein Cain High School

Erica Goedde

Klein Collins High School

Tracey Shiflet

Klein Forest High School

Amanda Simmons

Klein High School

Karen Velez

Klein Oak High School

Brooke Downey

Vistas High School Program

Michael Read


Elsy Garcia


Melinda Donald


Congratulations to each of these outstanding teachers in the Klein Family. We are so proud of you and honored that you chose Klein to teach and touch the lives of our students.


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

Best Public Schools in Texas
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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