Click on the flyer above to learn more about World Teachers’ Day. The day was created in 1994 by UNESCO to celebrate teachers around the world. Its aim is to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met!
We at LAUSD are so grateful to all our educators who inspire, challenge, and nurture our students each and every day. WE SALUTE YOU!
HERE ARE A FEW OF THE MANY TEACHERS WE’VE FEATURED IN LAUSD SOCIAL MEDIA RECENTLY:
Carlos Lauchu was not only LAUSD Teacher of the Year in 2011, but he has received commendations on his work as a science teacher at North Hollywood High and Millikan Middle School from several elected officials including President George W. Bush. Click on his picture to read his story, the first of our “Profiles in Progress” on teachers who find innovative ways to get their students to perform at high levels.
John P. Santos was identified by the Carlston Family Foundation as one of the top five teachers in the nation! He teaches MESA classes at Manual Arts and recently led a team of students to an 8th place finish in an international robotics competition. Since 2002 the Carlston Family Foundation has identified stellar public school teachers based on nominations by former students who have advanced to college. He receives $15,000 and an additional $5,000 for his school. Congratulations Mr. Santos, and thank you for all you do for LAUSD students!
Don Runyan, a drafting instructor at Cleveland High School, received the prestigious SkillsUSA National Advisor of the Year award during a national conference in Kansas City, Mo. in front of 14,000 people. His passion is helping students develop and grow their skills and knowledge. Click the pic to learn more!
Arzella “Eileen” Love is among many retirees honored June 13 at the Superintendent’s Retirement Reception. She retired after more than 50 years with the District, most recently as Assistant Principal of Noble Elementary School. “It’s probably one of the most exemplary records of public service I’ve ever seen,” said Superintendent John Deasy. Ms. Love says her love of LAUSD isn’t stopping with retirement. She plans to stay involved by volunteering.
Special Education LAUSD Teacher Tyler Malotte was featured in the Huffington Post by Teach Plus for his outstanding work. Thank you Tyler for helping our students every day! Your principal and entire school community are very proud. Click on his picture below to read more:
Three LAUSD Educators Named LA County Teachers of the Year 2012-13!
Jeffrey Austin, Social Justice Humanitas Academy; Stacey Joy, Baldwin Hills Gifted Magnet Elementary School; and Veronica Marquez,Harmony Elementary School were honored with the annual award that recognizes classroom excellence in Los Angeles County. Click on the pic for more:
Thank you and HAPPY WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY!