Read about some of our exceptional staff nominated for exemplifying The Leander Way!

Name: Sharlyn Gerlinger

Campus/Department: Block House Creek Elementary

Job Title: 1st Grade Teacher

Component of the Leander Way: Create

Sharlyn inspires me daily, by her example, encouragement, and support to continue to improve my practice for the betterment of my students.

She continues to be a forward thinker and adjusts her instruction to fit the needs of her students.

Sharlyn has a heart of gold!

– Elise Bristow, 1st Grade Teacher at Block House Creek Elementary

Name: Mike Blackmon

Campus/Department: Larkspur Elementary

Job Title: Assistant Principal

Component of the Leander Way: Build

Mr. Blackmon is continually looking for ways to grow and serve his community. He does an amazing job of building relationships and trust with our students, staff and our community! Mr. Blackmon is a familiar face to all our students and community members, he provides reassurance and fun whenever he is present. We are very grateful for his continued dedication to Larkspur and Leander ISD!

Mr. Blackmon’s favorite quote is “It’s a good day to have a good day!”

– Tracie Montanio, Principal at Larkspur Elementary