Congratulations Mrs. Blackert! You're our Horseshoe Trails Teacher of the Year! Kim Blackert has become a fixture of the Cave Creek community that staff members, students, and parents can rely on for quality relationships and instruction. Her loyalty and true love of teaching has contributed to her inevitable rise to the top of her craft and profession. Over the past 15 years, Kim has never stood still and rested in her comfort zone. She continues to adjust and improve her practices to target optimal learning and progress in the lucky kiddos who have the privilege of learning with her each year. Kim is not only a professional, but she is a kind person and friend. Through many seasons and changes in life, Kim has been a rock on this campus becoming one of the pillars of success here at HTES.