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Myers Educator Named National Bilingual Education Teacher of Year Award


At their awards banquet in New York, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) announced Myers Middle School’s Cesar Rosales as the National Bilingual Education 2022 Teacher of the Year. The outstanding honor recognizes a teacher’s efforts to promote the importance of languages, literacy and equity in the classroom.

NABE is the only national, non-profit professional organization dedicated to representing and advocating for bilingual/multilingual students, and bilingual and dual-language education professionals.

“The passion and dedication that Mr. Rosales has for teaching and mentoring his students daily is exceptional, and we are just so excited for him to be nationally recognized as bilingual teacher of the year,” said Dr. Gwen Perkins, area superintendent of academic programs.

Mr. Rosales’ award highlights Denton ISD’s long-standing commitment to providing equitable resources to our Spanish-speaking communities. Currently, 16.2 percent of Denton ISD students are enrolled in dual language and English Language Learners (ELL) programs. 

The district currently has nearly 5,000 families who have opted to receive all district communications in Spanish. Denton ISD maintains a web presence entirely in Spanish to help our community navigate the site more easily in its native language. Visit the Spanish version of the district website.