Over a dozen PSJA ISD educators named to Renaissance National Honor Roll for accelerating students’ growth in reading
PHARR, TEXAS— Fifteen educators from Carmen Anaya Elementary and McKeever Elementary in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) have been named to the 2019 Renaissance National Honor Roll for outstanding performance in advancing student’s achievement in reading.
The educators earned the prestigious recognition by guiding effective implementation of the independent reading practice in Accelerated Reader 360, a K-12 program that motivates students and personalizes reading practice while enabling educators to monitor comprehension and growth.
Renaissance® is the leader in K-12 learning analytics—enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance Accelerated Reader products equip teachers with unparalleled insight into independent reading practice, research-proven goal setting tools, activities that span a variety of skills and text types, and a worldwide community of support.
The educators named to the 2019 Renaissance National Honor Rollare as follows:
Carmen Anaya Elementary in Pharr
Laura A. Quiroz, Librarian
Graciela Esparza, 3rd grade teacher
Alicia Flores, 2nd grade teacher
Christina Rangel, Kinder teacher
Crystal Moreno, 4th grade teacher
Graciela Rodriguez, 3rd grade teacher
Hilda Gonzalez, 3rd grade teacher
Mario Sanchez, 5th grade teacher
Nayla Palacios, 2nd grade teacher
Rosie Perez, 1st grade teacher
Zulema Elizondo, 1st grade teacher
John McKeever Elementary in Alamo
Michelle Rosales, Librarian
Judith Castillo, 3rd-grade teacher
Lynneth Garza, 2nd-grade teacher
Renaissance Learning provides educators with research-based data targets for reading and math practice that lead to an effective and sustainable implementation over a 25-week period. Those who successfully lead their students to achieve the targets earn National Honor Roll status and receive a certificate and celebratory items to recognize their students’ success.’