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2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Mandy Madnikoff of Polytechnic School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Mandy Madnikoff of Polytechnic School!

Morgan nominated Mandy Madnikoff of Polytechnic School Where do I start with my all time favorite teacher Ms. Madnikoff? This wonderful woman knows each and every student as their own person. I love her so much and am dreading to move on to 6th grade without her next year. She is such a great role model […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Mr. Brian Jehue of Arroyo Vista Elementary School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Mr. Brian Jehue of Arroyo Vista Elementary School!

Noah nominated Mr. Brian Jehue of Arroyo Vista Elementary School I am in seventh grade and throughout my education I have had numerous great teachers, but my overarching favorite was my second grade teacher, Mr. Jehue. He has a plethora of good qualities, including being extremely smart, funny, encouraging, and enthusiastic about learning. He pushed […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Isis Gonzalez of Miramonte Elementary School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Isis Gonzalez of Miramonte Elementary School!

Tom Louie nominated Isis Gonzalez of Miramonte Elementary School I would like to nominate Mrs. Isis Gonzalez, a teacher of the third grade at Miramonte Elementary School, Los Angeles Unified School District, as Vroman’s Teacher of the Year. Isis is much loved and admired by students and co-workers alike, and she has always lifted the […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Ms. Dawn Rangel of Odyssey Charter School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Ms. Dawn Rangel of Odyssey Charter School!

Sadie nominated Ms. Dawn Rangel of Odyssey Charter School Ms. Dawn, my teacher, deserves this award for many reasons. So many that I could not say all of them in a book the size of Harry Potter. One very important reason why Ms. Dawn deserves this award is because she is respectful. I had been […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: David Clark of Aveson Elementary!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: David Clark of Aveson Elementary!

Marsais nominated David Clark of Aveson Elementary I think you are a very good teacher. You are a nice teacher. You are helpful to the kids at Aveson. You have taught me how to read better. You taught me how to write better too. So I feel like you deserve this award. Read the Full Story […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School!

  Natalia nominated Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School I think she should be Teacher of the Year because she taught me how to speak more Spanish. She also taught me how to do math really fast. Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary!

Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary I would like to nominate Lila Vick Schob for Vroman’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Schob is a special education teacher at Altadena Elementary, where she has worked for six years. Prior to that, she taught at Loma Alta Elementary in the PUSD. Ms. Schob is […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Miss Armig of St. Gregory Hovsepian School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Miss Armig of St. Gregory Hovsepian School!

Shahe Mankerian nominated Miss Armig of St. Gregory Hovsepian School The gods of education have a wicked sense of humor; they purposefully bestow upon every individual only one great teacher. Ask anyone, “Who’s your favorite teacher?” and the answer always comes in haste, always a single name, always with an honorary prefix Mr., Mrs., Miss, […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Betty Cole of Westridge School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Betty Cole of Westridge School!

Jossalyn Emslie nominated Betty Cole of Westridge School Ms. Betty Cole has taught generations of students at Westridge School over a career that spans 35 years at the same location, so that she has taught the children of former students. Ms. Cole has taught students from grade 7 through 12, though she has been primarily […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Michael Naka of Richard Garvey Intermediate!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Michael Naka of Richard Garvey Intermediate!

Leading up to our celebration of our 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Reception on May 30th we will be posting some of the nominations we received. Keep checking back to read about these amazing teachers! Theodore nominated Michael Naka of Richard Garvey Intermediate My science teacher, Mr. Naka, has truly enhanced my educational experience at Richard […]

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