Company: San Antonio Independent School District
Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Callan Myers, Teacher at the San Antonio Independent School District, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of primary education.
Drawing on more than nine years of experience in education, Ms. Myers is recognized for her singular dedication and exemplary performance as a physical education teacher with the San Antonio Independent School District, where she has worked since 2012. In addition to teaching students at the kindergarten level all the way through to fifth grade, she is also responsible for instructing high school students at track, volleyball and cross country running. Well regarded for her ability to form connections with her pupils and build long-lasting rapports that last throughout their school career, Ms. Myers is dedicated to making class a fun and nurturing environment for every student.
Having initially sought a career in the military as a drill instructor, Ms. Myers eventually pivoted toward serving as a physical education coach. During this time, through which she found herself reminded at how enjoyable fitness can be, she pursued numerous internships in the field. In a professional journey suffused with highlights, Ms. Myers is most proud to have successfully balanced her career and educational efforts as she diligently worked toward a master’s degree, which she earned in December of 2020.
To remain aware of developments in her field, Ms. Myers has maintained her affiliation with a number of pertinent organizations. Among them, she is a member of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education and Dance, as well as the Texas Outdoor Education Association. Additionally, Ms. Myers is currently exploring options for bringing more of the discipline and mindfulness of jujitsu into the classroom.
In accounting for her standout success, Ms. Myers credits the fact that she has fully internalized the work ethic of her father, who taught her to always expect excellence. Likewise, she is grateful for the influence of her mother, who encouraged her to obtain a college degree. Looking toward the future, Ms. Myers hopes to serve as an advocate for her students in a higher-level capacity as their principal and, likewise, aspires to stand as an example in enshrining the importance of social equity and culturally relevant teaching.
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