Posted March 9, 2011
Michaelena Hix, current director of Curriculum and Instruction at Bonneville School District, will be honored on March 11 as the 2011 Outstanding Educator of the Year at the Idaho State University College of Education and Kappa Delta Pi 54th annual Recognition Banquet.
Hix received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 1995 and earned her Masters of Education in education administration in 2001 from Idaho State University. She taught as an elementary teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School in Idaho Falls from 1995 to 2002.
In July 2002, she accepted the position of Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Bonneville School District 93. Hix’s responsibilities are split between the state and the district level. She is a member of numerous committees including the State Curricular Adoption-Language Arts Committee, the Idaho Reading Indicator Steering Committee, and the Supervision Curriculum Advisory Committee.
Hix has played a critical role with the implementation of the Total Instructional Alignment (TIA) in Bonneville School District. Hix has also demonstrated a commitment in participating, supporting, and contributing as a key member of the TIA advisory group, which determines the policies and procedures as well as the future growth and direction of Total Instructional Alignment in Southeast Idaho.
The College of Education is recognizing her professional experience and her dedication to her profession.