Bob Bean, a retired educator from Community ISD and a member of the CISD Hall of Honor, will be inducted into the Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas Hall of Fame on Friday, July 28.
Mr. Bean taught agriculture at Community High School from 1980 until his retirement from Brave Nation 25 years later. You can read more about Mr. Bean in his CISD Hall of Honor profile by clicking here.
According to their website, the Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas (ATAT) Hall of Fame exists to recognize and honor agricultural science teachers whose careers, achievements, and contributions stand exemplary. Inductees are known as well-rounded professionals who have proven their success with FFA activities, in the classroom, as well as community involvement. They have proven their desire to provide students with opportunities for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success over a significant period of time.
Mr. Bean and the rest of the Class of 2023 inductees were required to meet the following criteria for selection:
- Nominees must be an agricultural science teacher eligible for honorary membership from the Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas.*
- Nominees must be retired from teaching for at least one year to be eligible for induction. Nominees are not eligible for induction in the same year that they retire from teaching.
- Nominations must be accompanied by a $1,000 donation to the Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas Scholarship Fund.