Little Cypress Elementary kindergarten teacher, Stacey Arabie was surprised with flowers when District Superintendent, Dr. Pauline Hargrove and Marianne Kondo, who coordinates the Region 5 TOY program, told her that she was the new Region 5 Elementary Teacher of the Year. In the photo, from left, are Dr. Pauline Hargrove, Marianne Kondo, Stacey Arabie, LCE Principal Kayla Casey and LCM Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction Julia Dickerson.

Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD is pleased to announce that the Little Cypress Elementary Teacher of the Year (TOY), Stacie Arabie, who was also named as the District’s Elementary TOY, was recently surprised to learn that  she was chosen to be the Region 5 Education Service Center Elementary Teacher of the Year. The judges, who are outside of the Region 5 area, chose Arabie unanimously.

Ms. Arabie’s application will now be entered into the statewide TOY competition. She will also be honored at an upcoming meeting of the Texas Association of School Administrators.