Alameda County of Education awarded one teacher from each of Alameda County's school districts last night at the 2013 Teacher of the Year Awards.
There were 20 teachers honored for their excellence and commitment to educating our children.
Miriam Clare LePell from Castro Valley High School; Kimberly Booker from Ochoa Middle School; and Rick Santi from Royal Sunset High School, all received "Teacher of the Year".
The following is a list of the 2013 district teachers of the year (in order by district):
Alameda County Office of Education - Annie Green, Hayward Community School
Alameda USD - Tracy Corbally, Alameda Science and Technology Institute
Berkeley USD - Tamara Friedman, Berkeley High School
Castro Valley USD - Miriam Clare LePell, Castro Valley High School
Dublin USD - Keira Andresen, Dublin Elementary School
Eden Area ROP - Deborah Maynard, San Leandro High School
Emery USD - Dr. Carol Balfe, Anna Yates Elementary School
Fremont USD - Judy Cuturrufo, Oliveira Elementary School
Hayward USD - Kimberly Booker, Ochoa Middle School
Livermore Valley Joint USD - Regina Brinker, Christensen Middle School
Mission Valley ROP - Lehua Lee, Mission Valley ROP Center
Newark USD - Corina Resendez-Rojo, Bridgepoint High School
New Haven USD - Catherine Schoon, Pioneer Elementary School
Oakland USD - Jenny Clark, Oakland High School
Oakland USD - Zachary Pitt-Smith, Edna Brewer Middle School
Pleasanton USD - Christie Carnahan, Valley View Elementary School
San Leandro USD - Victor Doan, San Leandro High School
San Lorenzo USD - Rick Santi, Royal Sunset High School
Sunol Glen USD - Melody Mayer, Sunol Glen Elementary School
Tri-Valley ROP - Laurie Erceg, Granada High School
Every year ACOE, honors, recognizes and celebrates Alameda County teachers for their excellence in classroom instruction. The honor and significance of the award will be throughout the 2013/2014 school year.