Odessa Chamber of Commerce and Chevron Welcomes New Teachers for the 2023-2024 ECISD School Year

Odessa, Texas/August 1, 2023-The Odessa Chamber of Commerce along with Chevron and other sponsors held the 8th annual 2023-2024 New Teacher Welcome for Ector County ISD. Over 60 businesses, banks, various church representatives and other organizations helped welcome the new educators. 

(Grayson Hankins, President of the Board of Directors-Odessa Chamber of Commerce/Odessa, Texas) 

Erica Belanger is a former banker, and now a first-year 4th grade teacher at Burnett Elementary. She’s excited about being able to bring her real-life experiences as a banker to the classroom to help her students succeed. 

(Erica Belanger, New Teacher-4th Grade/Burnett Elementary-ECISD/Odessa, Texas) 

At the beginning of the week, Ector County ISD held the New Teacher University. This is ECISD’s orientation for new teachers that are new to the school district.  

(Scott Muri, Superintendent of Schools-Ector County ISD/Odessa, Texas) 

Approximately 200 international teachers from 26 countries were welcomed at the Odessa Chamber of Commerce-Chevron reception at the MCM ELEGANTE HOTEL & FUNDOME. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera 

Author: Danny Barrera

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