Fair Oaks Ranch Community School Teacher of the Year
I know I have impacted my students’ lives when…they come to school everyday with a smile on their face. It is so rewarding to have former students and their parents tell me that I have made a difference in their life.
Pinetree Community School Teacher of the Year
I know I have impacted my students’ lives when…I listen to the questions and concepts they “wonder” about, and then watch as they strive to discover the answers to those questions. Their enthusiasm demonstrates that they are beginning to truly love learning.
Emblem Academy Teacher of the Year
Teaching is more than just a job: It is…an adventure! Each day brings new opportunities for learning for myself and my students.
Rosedell Elementary Teacher of the Year
The most important thing I do everyday is...challenge myself to be a better person for my students. To model the expectations I have for them as citizens and lifelong learners.
James Foster Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Teaching is more than just a job: It is...my passion. We have been given the opportunity to change the direction of children's lives. That is a powerful gift.
Bridgeport Elementary Teacher of the Year
When all is said and done, teaching…is a privilege. It is the opportunity to discover how my students learn best, to celebrate EVERY accomplishment, to laugh together and find humor in each day, and to develop relationships with my students and the families that love them.
Cedarcreek Elementary Teacher of the Year
The most important thing I do everyday is...open my classroom door. It may be the only constant my students can count on. Hopefully their world expands each day, and they will take the experiences with them on their own journey.
Rio Vista Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Teaching is more than just a job: It is...an investment of heart and time dedicated to helping students find their voices, confidences, and motivations. What a unique and beautiful journey of discovery and impact that changes you as profoundly as it changes them!
Old Orchard Elementary School Teacher of the Year
My students inspire me to..."Be the change I wish to see in the world." Everyday my patience and problem solving are put to the test. Everyday my students give me the gift of seeing the potential hidden within them. They make me a better person.
Pico Canyon Elementary Teacher of the Year
My students inspire me to...be a life-longer learner. They inspire me to understand and explore ideas. They inspire me to change. They inspire me to persevere. They inspire me to be a better teacher. My students inspire me to be a better person.