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Borchardt Principal Honored by Peers(May25, 2007)

Betty King, TEPSA Teacher of the YearBorchardt Elementary Principal Betty King of Frisco ISD was recently named District 10 TEPSAN of the Year for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), according to information release from TEPSA.

Each year, members from the 20 TEPSA districts across the state honor a colleague who makes a difference in the lives of Texas students. Honorees will be recognized at TEPSA’s Summer Conference Wednesday, June 13, at the Austin Renaissance Hotel.

“These educators are passionate about serving Texas students and educators in their districts,” said TEPSA Executive Director Sandi Borden.

King, a past Texas National Distinguished Principal Nominee, has served as a district officer since 2004.

TEPSA represents more than 5,300 elementary and middle school leaders, including principals, assistant principals, central office administrators and supervisors of reading, mathematics, science, special education and other disciplines. Formed in 1917, TEPSA was created to improve children’s futures by bettering education at the elementary level.

“The school district is very proud of Ms. King and is happy that her peers have recognized her leadership and her professionalism,” said Rick Reedy, superintendent of Frisco Independent School District. “We are proud of our curriculum and of the educators such as Ms. King who implement it so well.”