Region IV

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Learn more about Region IV from Christine Holecek!

Christine Holecek
Dean of Academies
University High School
3201 S New Rd,
Waco, TX 76706
Phone: 254-716-8789


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Region IV Fellows 2019

  • Experienced Fellow – Laura Harrison, OK
  • New Professional Fellow – Indrit Vucaj, OK
  • PACE Experienced Fellow – Jason Phipps,OK


Learn more and apply for the Fellowship Program.

Region IV Super Stars

  • 2019, Lorri Carlile
  • 2018, Sherry Siler, AR
  • 2017: Linda Bath, MS
  • 2016:  Robin Painovich, TX
  • 2015: Linda Callaway, AR and Billy Smith, MS
  • 2014: Gina Riggs, OK
  • 2013: Cheryl Harder, OK
  • 2012: Cheryl Probst, LA

2019 Region IV Award Winners

  • Teacher of the Year: Mike Lindley, OK
  • Career Guidance Award: Candace McGown, TX
  • Administrator of the Year: Rex Buckhaults, MS
  • Postsecondary Teacher of the Year: Josie Scott, OK
  • New Teacher of the Year: Jason Clary, TX
  • Carl Perkins Community Service Award: Sandra Patocka, OK
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Don Roberts, OK
  • Read the press release.

Region IV National Award Winners

  • 2019 ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award—Bart Taylor (from Texas)
  • 2019 ACTE Teacher of the Year— Liz Dinkins (from Oklahoma)



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