Buckaroo Spotlight: Sept 15

Highlighting the people who make our district GREAT!

The Buckaroo Spotlight is on...ZOE COOPER!

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

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ZOE COOPER

What is your position with BISD?

Paraprofessional


How many years have you been with Breckenridge ISD?

0


How many total years do you have in education?

4


Share a little bit about your family.

My husband, Stephen Cooper, and I have been married for 3 years, we have 6 kids total. Their names are Micah, Kadence, Natalee, Violet, Grayson and Scarlett. Micah is 20 and in the Marines, Kadence just graduated from BHS and is working, and the others are still in elementary school.


Where did you grow up (hometown)?

Breckenridge


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

Western Governors University


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?

I have been a teacher at a daycare, and worked customer service at walmart.


Describe your favorite teacher growing up.

She was very helpful and loving


What was your favorite subject in school?

Science


Why did you choose education as a career choice?

I love working with kids and being able to help them grow is life-changing for me.


What does success look like in your classroom?

A child overcoming personal growth and reaching their best


What is your favorite or funniest "teaching moment?"

When I worked at the daycare, toddlers were always hilarious. Babies were always my favorite.


What is your favorite thing about Breckenridge ISD?

The friendly staff and the loving kids


What advice do you have for students?

Just do your best


What advice do you have for parents?

Be there for your child and support them


What is your ideal vacation spot?

The beach!


What is your favorite quote?

Treat others the way you want to be treated.


What is your favorite movie?

Moana


What is your favorite food?

Chips and dip


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

Play video games and outdoor activities with my children


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


At the beach, it's beautiful