Connie Bagley

San Marcos, Texas

Winner of Winslow Coyne Reitnouer Excellence in Teaching Award

Connie is a special educator and reading specialist at Crockett Elementary School, San Marcos CISD; San Marcos TX. She has worked with students who have dyslexia and learning differences for over 23 years. Connie brings vast instructional knowledge and experience not only to the classroom but to her entire district. Thanks to her influence, the San Marcos school system has built a model program for students with dyslexia. She has appeared on TV news programs, in the press, and in many community events to expand public awareness. For the past two years, students at Crockett Elementary have demonstrated how profoundly impactful her teaching approach is by enthusiastically participating in Learning Ally's Great Reading Games and winning the highest levels of the national competition. With a panoramic range of training and development experience in supporting students with print disabilities, Connie exemplifies best practices and continues to draw passionate accolades from students, parents and fellow educators. Hear Connie's acceptance speech below