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Teacher of the Year Nomination – David Silah

Teacher of the Year Nomination – David Silah
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Colleague, Matthew Woodin nominated David Silah of Arcadia High School I would like to nominate my Colleague, David Silah, Math teacher at Arcadia High School for Teacher of the Year consideration. The teaching of mathematics to high school students in today’s Facebook, Youtube culture of me-first instant gratification is Herculean at best. However, David Silah […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Strehl

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Strehl

  Parent, Catherine Caldwell-Harris, nominated Mrs. Strehl of McKinley School in Pasadena.  I first realized Mrs. Strehl was special because of the immediate strong response of my son.  I then paid attention to what she was doing in the classroom. An example of Mrs. Strehl’s energy is  how she makes wonderful use of parent volunteers to […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Ms. Julie Shapiro

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Ms. Julie Shapiro

Student Abigail nominated Ms. Julie Shapiro of Weizmann Day School The Best Teacher in the Whole World! My teacher this year in third grade is Ms. Shapiro. She is the most amazing teacher and I was lucky enough to have her when I was in Kindergarten also. Ms. Shapiro is one of those special teachers […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Robyn Wehrly

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Robyn Wehrly

Ryan C. Eisenberg. nominated Robyn Wehrly of Hillsides Education Center. It is with great enthusiasm that I nominate Robyn Wehrly for teacher of the year. Robyn’s passion for teaching and learning, her dedication to our school community, and her endless commitment to providing high quality education to youth with significant social-emotional and learning needs is […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Jo-Anne Woolner

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Jo-Anne Woolner

Parent, Dorothea Fong, nominated Jo-Anne Woolner of The Gooden School in Sierra Madre.  My daughter attends 8th grade at The Gooden School in Sierra Madre. During her nine years there, she has encountered many teachers, but no teacher has had the impact that Jo-Anne Woolner has on her education. Mrs. Woolner is in one word […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mr. Anthony Dima

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mr. Anthony Dima

Parent, Helen Fung, nominated Mr. Anthony Dima of Dana Middle School in Arcadia. I would like to nominate Mr. Anthony Dima, an English and History teacher from Dana Middle School in Arcadia. He is one of those rare teachers who REALLY care about his students. The reason the students are so connected to him is […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Krista Diaz & Lori Grannis

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Krista Diaz & Lori Grannis

Parent Caroline Elliot nominated Krista Diaz and Lori Grannis of Valentine Elementary in San Marino.  I’d like to nominate my son’s Kindergarten teachers – Krista Diaz and Lori Grannis – for Teacher of the Year.  These two ladies have been job-sharing this position for over 10 years and they do a phenomenal job providing an […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Teacher Terry Doub

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Teacher Terry Doub

Fifth Grade student, Amelia, nominated her teacher Terry Doub of Aveson School of Leaders in Altadena. Here is her nomination on why Terry is such an incredible teacher!  Ms. Terry is a teacher like no other. She sacrifices her time every 180 days of the school year. She is other family, our guide, preparing us […]

Announcing our 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year!

Announcing our 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year!

It came as no surprise to us that there were so many wonderful teachers in our community. It was hard to pick just one Teacher of the Year. We appreciate everyone that took the time to submit a teacher that has impacted them or their child’s life. They were such a pleasure to read!  My […]

Little Flower Baking!

Little Flower Baking!

This coming Saturday (4/23), we have the pleasure of hosting Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung of Little Flower. Christine has recently come out with a new book, Little Flower Baking. Interviewing Christine and Cecilia will be Los Angeles Times-bestselling writer Lian Dolan, author of the novels Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife as well as the […]

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