A fifth grade teacher at Allen Elementary School has been honored by the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) for her dedication and outstanding contributions to science education.
Christina McLain was named 2017 Teacher of the Year for fifth through eighth grades. A 17-year veteran educator, McLain has taught and coached in Frisco ISD for seven years at various grade levels.
McLain has a passion for learning and has participated in professional learning opportunities such as the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teachers, Mini-CAST and local fifth grade learning collaboratives.
She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and is pursuing a master’s degree in educational leadership. In addition, McLain has served on Frisco ISD curriculum writing teams for two years.
“Mrs. McLain’s contribution to FISD’s curriculum, passion for learning, dedication to science in the classroom and enthusiasm for helping students reach their goals all contribute to her receiving this honor,” said Jamie Flemmer, Frisco ISD elementary science curriculum coordinator. “We congratulate her on this great accomplishment!”