Our Teacher Tribute event promotes a greater appreciation for public school teachers. We seek to honor teachers for outstanding service and contribution in the classroom.  Their role is critical to our goal of promoting excellence in public education. Selection involves fellow teachers, who seek to acknowledge the following attributes of the honorees:

  • Demonstrate leadership and a commitment to grow professionally and assist others to grow
  • Inspire students and other teachers to achieve excellence
  • Display exemplary professionalism
  • Create and maintains effective environments for student learning
  • Engage and support all students in learning
  • Have a passion to help all children 





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Thank You to Our 30th Annual Teacher Tribute Sponsors!

Fred Backer      Williams Homes      Princess Cruises

Teague Communications l Gatzke, Dillon & Balance l Alliance Land Planning 

Shepard Insurance SCV l California Teachers Association

CB Richard Ellis, Inc.  Chiurazzi Floorcovering  DJS Special Inspections  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  Integrated Property Services  Liner, LLP  Logix Federal Credit Union  Stumbaugh & Associates  Sulphur Springs School District Managment  Scott Lindvall   Wrage, Inc.

Adage IT  Bank of Santa Clarita  Castaic Union School District  Clark La Vine  Con Creative Construction  Mr. & Mrs. David Hart  Dester Wilson Engineering  Hedman Partners  Jimmie D. Foster  John & Eleanor Fuller  L/B/W Insurnace & Financial Service, Inc.  Neal Weichel-ReMax Valencia  Newhall District Governing Board and Newhall Administration  Oakridge Landscape  Pace Water Pinnacle Land  P&K Architecture  S Fire  Sage Staffing  SCV Chamber of Commerce  State Fram-Henry Rodriguez  Sulphur Springs School District Board of Trustees  Saugus Union School District   


 2014 Teacher Tribute Honorees

 Castaic Union School District

Giselle Gitter – Castaic Middle School

Ernestina Aguilar – Castaic Elementary

Cheryl Getzelman – Live Oak

Kim Baljet – Northlake Hills


Newhall School District

Samantha Wagner - Wiley Canyon Elementary

William Martin - Valencia Valley Elementary

Lindsay Sadowski-  Stevenson Ranch Elementary

Lindsay Eifert - Pico Canyon Elementary

Paul Zamperin - Peachland Elementary

Gloria Burzynski - Old Orchard Elementary

Denise Forristal - Oak Hills Elementary

Kerry Dashnaw - Newhall Elementary

Elizabeth Powell - Meadows Elementary

Jacque Norton - Dr. J. McGrath Elementary


Saugus Union School District

Elizabeth Ketterl – Bridgeport Elementary

Kyle Evans– Cedarcreek Elementary

Chris Bague – Emblem Academy

Joanna Meester – James Foster Elementary

Cherlye Ehrlich – Charles Helmers Elementary

Eric Greenfield – Highlands Elementary

Arian Best – Mountainview Elementary

Julie Vannix – North Park Elementary

Melody Rosen – Plum Canyon Elementary

Laurie Nutter – Rio Vista Elementary

Laurie Frye – Rosedell Elementary

Carin Fractor – Santa Clarita Elementary

Robyn Ortiz – Skyblue Mesa Elementary

Lisa Craigie – Tesoro del Valle Elementary

Cynthia Dominguez – West Creek Academy


Sulphur Springs School District

Debbie Ackerman - Canyon Springs Community School

Laurie Morris Curtis - Fair Oaks Ranch Community School

Kelly Iles - Golden Oak Community School

Amanda Parsons - Leona Cox Community School

Stacy Crowther - Mint Canyon Community School

Stephanie Cruz - Mitchell Community School

Kim Pithey - Pinetree Community School

Jeanine Michel - Sulphur Springs Community School

Tanya Catterson - Valley View School


Wm S. Hart School District

Jason Wilhelm  -   Academy of the Canyons

Kandis Taylor - Arroyo Seco Junior High School

Kathleen Watson - Bowman High School

Brendan McCann - Canyon High School

Ann McCann - Golden Valley High School

Dominic Marcucilli - Hart High School

Kathy Gettman -  La Mesa Junior High School

Kelly Soto - Placerita Junior High School

Rebecca Martin - Rancho Pico Junior High School

Jenny Bretthauer - Rio Norte Junior High School

Krista Botton - Saugus High School

Fidal Garcia -  Sequoia Charter School

Ken Holsenbeck - Sierra Vista Junior High School

David Inemer - Valencia High School

Heather Kennedy - West Ranch High School





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