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Mrs. Michelle McAlister
Mrs. McAlister graduated in 1988 from McCullough High School in The Woodlands, Texas. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. In 2009 she attended Lamar University while teaching in Willis and earned a Masters degree in Education Administration. Michelle was CC Hardy's Teacher of the Year in 2004, and was named the 2004 Elementary Teacher of the Year for Willis ISD. She was also recognized as a regional Teacher of the Year finalist for Region VI. She has been teaching in Willis for 20 years and has a total of 27 years of experience.
Public service is a big part of Michelle's life. She currently volunteers with organizations that involve helping children. She serves as a committeeman on the Special Attractions Committee for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. This committee is responsible for free family attractions at the rodeo including Fun on the Farm. She says, "It is a privilege to work with children from all over the world during the rodeo."
Michelle loves working with all children and seeing them grow both in their academic knowledge and in their social roles. She often says, "I love working in Willis ISD. It is a place where everyone cares about kids."
Michelle married her husband Scott in the fall of 2005. They currently reside in Spring, Texas with their 3 cats, Shadow, Tauk, and Bolt.