At Crockett we are honored to have dedicated staff members who go above and beyond to serve the best interest of our students and continue to improve their craft. Below are some of our staff members' accomplishments that show their passion for life-long learning and best practices in education.
2020 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal Nominee: Sean Hannafin
The Office of the Maricopa County School Superintendent honors a select number of principals who have developed a culture of learning, teacher retention, and who have a proven history of raising academic achievement in Maricopa County. We are very happy to support this nomination that honors Mr. Hannafin for his outstanding leadership at Crockett.
National Board Certification
Crockett's Instructional Coach, Tianna Sanchez, is a National Board Certified Teacher. Crockett also has 4 National Board Teacher Candidates: Sabrina Ramirez (Kindergarten Teacher), Michelle Martinez (2nd Grade Teacher), Tania Jaramillo (Self-Contained Teacher), and Jon White (Visual Arts Teacher). National Board Certification is a voluntary, advanced teaching credential that goes beyond state licensure and requires a lengthy, rigorous certification process.
Crockett prides itself on a strong staff family culture:
-95% teacher retention rate for the 2019-20 school year
-98% teacher retention rate for the 2018-19 school year
2019 Celebration of Accomplished Teaching
Tianna Sanchez, Instructional Coach, became a National Board Certified Teacher and attended the 2019 Celebration of Accomplished Teaching with District staff and Governing Board members.
2017 Arizona Education Foundation’s Teacher of the Year: Josh Meibos (former Physical Education teacher)
“I want to make stuff happen for the teaching profession in Arizona,” said Meibos during his acceptance speech. “Teaching is a second career for me, but it is my first passion.”
Meibos taught physical education at Crockett Elementary for seven years and is a part of the Hope Street Teacher Fellowship. He recently achieved National Board Certification.