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TEACHER OF THE YEAR

 Burbank Middle School
 
Teacher of the Year 2022-2023
 
Christy Weeks
 
 Ms. Christy Weeks
 

A graduate of Lamar University in Beaumont, TX, Ms. Weeks holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology Leadership, a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in English, and a creative writing certificate. She is certified to teach AP/Pre-AP English Language Arts through the University of Houston and AP/US History through Rice University’s Glasscock Institute. Ms. Weeks has twenty-one years of secondary teaching experience, with thirteen years at the high school level and eight years at the middle school level, all of which are at Burbank Middle School.

 

At Burbank Middle School, Ms. Weeks holds two leadership positions. She's the Eighth Grade Vanguard Cluster Leader and she has also been a Mentor of Instruction for New Teachers (MINT) with Houston ISD's Career Pathways for the past three years, helping train new teachers in classroom management, instruction, and building relationships.

 

Ms. Weeks is Burbank's UIL Sponsor, training our students to participate in HISD UIL Academics competitions. Our students have enjoyed much success under her tutelage, even earning First Place Sweepstakes in 2021. If you'd like to join the U.I.L. team and represent Burbank at the district competitions, then please contact Ms. Weeks in Room B209!  

 

Ms. Weeks is committed to stretching her students to reach their full potential. She believes that hard work and dedication create success no matter your circumstances or where you are from. She knows that a positive attitude is a little thing that can make a big difference.

 

Congratulations to Ms. Weeks on having been elected 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year for Burbank Middle School!