Kami Tipps is the Gifted and Talented teacher at Shady Shores Elementary in Lake Dallas ISD. She has been an educator for 13 years, all in Lake Dallas ISD. She began her teaching career teaching fourth grade at Shady Shores Elementary.
Mrs. Tipps is being recognized for her dedication to the students and staff of Shady Shores Elementary.
Each morning you will find Mrs. Tipps greeting students in the car line with a giant smile that is contagious and a hug if needed. When you visit her classroom, you will see students engaged in high levels of learning. You will hear laughter, inquiry, collaboration, and problem-solving. You will feel the warmth and supportive environment that Mrs. Tipps has worked hard to create for her students.
She is a co-leader of Funshine, the staff hospitality team. Whether she is planning a staff luncheon or organizing a coffee bar for a cold winter morning, she is always looking for ways to encourage, spread positivity, and provide love for staff. She also leads a group of student leaders that plan, create, and run the school-wide leadership assemblies where students are celebrated for their achievements and accomplishments. No matter what time of the school day it is, you will find Mrs. Tipps spreading sunshine throughout the campus with students and staff.