TEPSA names Caylor Region III Assistant Principal of the Year

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TEPSA names Caylor Region III Assistant Principal of the Year
Posted on 05/17/2017

Amber Caylor, Assistant Principal of Jackson Roosevelt Elementary in Port Lavaca, has been named Region III Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA).

The peer-based award recognizes assistant principals for their commitment to student learning as evidenced by exceptional school leadership. 

One of the twenty regional center recipients will be selected as the 2017 National Assistant Principal of the Year for Texas. The national award recognizes leaders who are committed to excellence through programs designed to meet the academic and social needs of all students; have firmly established community ties with parents and local business organizations; show strong educational leadership by setting high expectations for school staff and students; and exhibit exceptional leadership in a particular school program.

Mrs. Caylor has been assistant principal at Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary since 2012.Prior to that, she taught mathematics at Calhoun High School for ten years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Schreiner University in Kerrville. She also has a Masters of Education in Administration from Lamar University.

Mrs. Caylor enjoys working with children and parents to create a foundation for academic success. She helped develop a Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) system that focuses on recognizing positive behaviors and rewarding students for their achievements.  She works closely with teachers and parents to improve student attendance and help increase academic achievement.

Honorees will be recognized at the TEPSA Awards Reception Wednesday, June 14, at the Austin Renaissance Hotel.