Winners from California

Andrea Bobadilla

Andrea Bobadilla

Ednovate, USC Hybrid High School
Los Angeles, CA

Andrea immigrated to the US with her parents at the age of 4 from Latin America thanks to her efforts she was able to obtain her bachelor's degree and then her master's degree in Education. After 2 years teaching English as an assistant teacher in Spain she...

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Andrea Maurer

Andrea Maurer

Mariposa Elementary School
Brea, CA

Mrs. Maurer is the most amazing teacher! She makes Kindergarten magical for children and their families. She always goes above and beyond for her students. She is always looking for ways to improve so that she can best meet the needs of all of her students...

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John David Gonzalez

John David Gonzalez

Northridge Academy High School
Northridge, CA

I do everything that I can to ensure that students have fun and learn in my class. My goal is to create well rounded individuals who make the world a better place to live. I achieve this by developing engaging lessons teaching with passion and high energy and...

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John Lee

John Lee

Silver Valley High School
Yermo, CA

I am a teacher who cares deeply about my students and their future success. I will do anything to make sure my students receive the best education possible. I also coach many sports and sponsor many clubs on...

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Lyla Younes

Lyla Younes

Kirk Elementary
Fresno, CA

It was extremely hard for parents and students to adapt to technology when covid hit. I teach in a very low income area in Fresno parents here are most stayed at home and without any knowledge of technology and without any education background. I have 24...

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Manny Johnson

Manny Johnson

Vintage High School
Napa, CA

Manny is a special education teacher at Vintage High in Napa Ca. with a focus on math. He has been a teacher for over 20 years working with students who needed special attention and care. Manny likes to say kids do not care how much I know until they know how...

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Michael  Trimmell

Michael Trimmell

California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Michael Trimmell is an amazing educator. He started his career as an Elementary Science teacher continued on to be an Assistant Principal and has been servicing as an Elementary School Principal for over 9 years. In addition to being a Principal he is also a...

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Robin Scott

Robin Scott

Arts Education Branch~LAUSD
Los Angeles, CA

Robin is truly an incredible elementary dance teacher that works in some of the most economically challenged schools. She gives her all to every single class and is constantly looking for new ways to engage her students. And she succeeds! She gets EVERYONE...

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Sandra Prades-Bertran

Sandra Prades-Bertran

Greenleaf
Oakland, CA

Sandra goes above and beyond each and every single day to support all members of her school community: students teachers parents staff... She is driven by her passion for Early Literacy and her experience in Dual Language is the motor that keeps her running....

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Todd Hoffman

Todd Hoffman

John S. Malcom Elementary School
Laguna Niguel, CA

Mr. Hoffman is one of those rare teachers that hopefully you are fortunate enough to get once in your life. He changes his students for the better by helping them to believe in themselves and by giving each of them the confidence to take on challenges with a...

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