MISD Receives Highest Honors at Region 18
October 12, 2017 - Midland ISD campus administrators were recognized with Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association's (TESPA) highest honors at the Region 18 Education Service Center's Conference Center in Midland yesterday.
Bunche Elementary Principal Sha Burdsal was recognized as Region 18 TEPSAN of the Year, and Travis Elementary Assistant Principal Linda Silvas was honored as Region 18 Assistant Principal of the Year.
"Education is an incredible gift that can change the world one mind at a time," said Superintendent Orlando Riddick. "We are exceptionally proud of Principal Burdsal and Assistant Principal Silvas who work tirelessly each day to provide the gift of education to our students. Their compassion and dedication to nurturing and enhancing the classroom experience is unwavering, and we are sincerely thankful for both of these remarkable educators."
Members from 20 TESPA Regions across the state annually honor a colleague(s) for their outstanding service to the association. Award recipients must be committed to advancing the principalship and the association, as well as serving as a voice for Texas students.
"I am so humbled and blessed to receive this prestigious honor," said Bunche Elementary Principal Sha Burdsal. "I appreciate TESPA and Education Service Center, Region 18 for everything they to do support our efforts to not only meet the educational needs of all students in Region 18, but to exceed them."
Region 18 encompasses 19 counties, 33 school districts, 7 charter schools, 5 institutes of higher education, more than 6,3000 educators and more than 89,000 students. The awards ceremony was in conjunction with the Region 18 Superintendent's meeting.