Buckaroo Spotlight: Aug 26

Highlighting the people who make our district GREAT!

The Buckaroo Spotlight is on...KIM TIPTON!

We have a great staff at BISD, and we want you to get to know them a little better!

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KIM TIPTON

What is your position with BISD?

Reading Intervention


How many years have you been with Breckenridge ISD?

First year


How many total years do you have in education?

7


Share a little bit about your family.

My husband and I have 9 awesome grandkids.


Where did you grow up (hometown)?

Ft Worth


If you attended or are attending college, where did you go?

Master degree at Concordia Austin


If you are a teacher, where have you taught previously? If you are not a teacher, what other jobs have you held prior to coming to BISD?

Coming from Churchill High School, NEISD, San Antonio


Describe your favorite teacher growing up.

2nd grade teacher, helped me through a rough time.


What was your favorite subject in school?

English


Why did you choose education as a career choice?

It chose me.


What does success look like in your classroom?

Students are leading the conversation, realizing they know more than they thought.


What is your favorite or funniest "teaching moment?"

A student kindly said, “you had one job Mrs Tipton and you blew it!”


What is your favorite thing about Breckenridge ISD?

My grandkids will be attending.


What advice do you have for students?

Treat others the way you want to be treated.


What advice do you have for parents?

Feel free to call me.


What advice do you have for a first-year teacher?

Don’t quit, it gets better!


What is your ideal vacation spot?

The beach


What is your favorite quote?

“There is no tomorrow”


What is your favorite movie?

Rocky


What is your favorite food?

Ice cream


What do you do in your spare time (hobbies, etc)?

Jog, cook, eat


If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? Why?


Breckinridge, my family is here!