The teacher of the month for January is Julio Verdi. Mr. Elder and Mrs. Beckerley both nominated him. Mr. Verdi is new to FISD this year and teaches Spanish and Study Skills at the middle school as well as Spanish classes at the high school. Mr. Verdi has also developed relationships with students and has been the teacher selected to participate in several spirit contests during the year. He is always willing and happy to help support the campus in any capacity. In addition, Mr. Verdi has taken the initiative to develop and implement a community English language class for Spanish speaking parents which has been very well received and attended throughout the year. Mr. Verdi has a servant’s heart and desire to be a positive role model for his students and the community he serves.