Wilderness Oak earns 'Region 20 Assistant Principal of the Year'

On Monday, April 3, Wilderness Oak Elementary School Assistant Principal Rachel Robertson, received a surprise visit from several elementary principals representing the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA) and Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20). From them she learned that she has been named the 2017 Region 20 Assistant Principal of the Year.

Robertson, who began her educational career as a teacher at North East ISD's Montgomery Elementary in 2005, is currently serving her third year as Wilderness Oak's Assistant Principal. Robertson's strong work ethic, skills as an instructional leader, and advocacy for students impressed the selection committee. Dr. Ross McGlothlin, Principal of Wilderness Oak, was very pleased for his administrative partner to receive this recognition.

"Rachel Robertson contributes in so many ways to the success of our students, teachers, and support staff," McGlothlin said. "She plays an integral role in the life of our school and is a valued resource to our school community, and to NEISD. She has a very bright future ahead in school administration."

Robertson was recognized for her award at the General Meeting of the Wilderness Oak PTA on April 4. Region 20 spans 18 counties in south central Texas. The Service Center supports 53 school districts comprised of 785 elementary, middle, and high school campuses. Robertson will advance to represent NEISD and Region 20 as she vies for the title of 2017 Texas Assistant Principal of the Year. The awardee will be announced at the TEPSA Summer Conference on June 14, in Austin.

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Posted on 04/04/2017