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Zachariah Ansari Named District Elementary Teacher of the Year

Besides being an all-around fantastic, relationship-driven educator, Krahn Elementary’s Zachariah Ansari can now also add the title 2021 Klein ISD Elementary District Teacher of the Year to his accolades.

“I’m so honored to be chosen as the Elementary Teacher of the Year,” said Zachariah Ansari, Krahn Elementary Teacher. “I know I couldn’t have done it without my mentors and all those who’ve supported me along the way.”

Mr. Ansari is a servant-leader who always puts his students first, inside and outside of the classroom. His willingness to embrace change and thoughtfully disrupt the status quo makes him a staff and student favorite among the Krahn Cardinal community.

“I’m so proud of Zachariah for being honored as the District Elementary Teacher of the year,” said Dr. Jenny McGown, Klein ISD Superintendent. “He showcases the meaning of high-quality teaching by engaging and exciting students to ensure their success in his math classroom. I’m so grateful to call Zachariah a member of our Klein Family.”

Mr. Ansari knows his “why.” He always focuses on his students and epitomizes his goal to make sure EVERY student in Klein ISD is learning.

“We can always count on Zachariah to innovate and take risks in his classroom to benefit student achievement,” said Leslie Kompelien, Krahn Elementary Principal. “He believes in serving the whole student, and his classroom is a place of trust, partnership, and collaboration. “

Congratulations to Zachariah on this incredible honor! Your continued dedication and passion towards our students and community in Klein ISD is unparalleled and so valued. 


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Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 87.5 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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