Coach Robert Kaiser is Tulsa Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Kaiser teaches at Cooper Elementary School.
Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Deborah Gist announced the 2016 award at a school assembly Tuesday. She introduced Kaiser as a man who helped students make healthy choices and maximize their school experience.
Kaiser is a physical education teacher and basketball coach at Cooper.
It was a surprise announcement during what was supposed to be a safety assembly.
Gist told students teaching is the best job in the world. She urged them to thank their teachers after the assembly.