Campus Secondary 2015 Teacher of the Year - Shelby Acevedo

Shelby Acevedo
Northbrook High School
9-12th Grades - Special Education Reading

Education
University of St. Thomas, Master’s Degree in Exceptionalities and Special Education, 2012
University of Houston, Bachelor of Arts in History, 2004
Certifications: Gifted & Talented

Teaching History
Northbrook High School, 2004-Present

Total Years in Education - 11 years

In her own words . . .

“Over the years, I have come to believe conceptually that being an educator is not that different from being a physician. We assess, diagnose and implement interventions for the purpose of developing and impacting one’s quality of life. Physicians work on physical and mental well-being. We work in the areas of cognition, social and emotional well-being. ”

In the words of others . . .

“Shelby is a problem solver, and she dedicates her time and talent to making Northbrook High School a great place to learn. Students and teachers alike are impacted by her knowledge and teaching. . . . She is a dynamic educator and one conversation with her can alter perceptions and motivate change.”
- Rebecca Dunlap, Northbrook High IEP Specialist

“Mrs. Acevedo proves time and time again to be the embodiment of our SBISD core values and leadership. She mentors, teaches, leads and inspires those around her daily. Her passion and love for our profession is present in everything she does.”
- Amanda Breland, Northbrook High teacher

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