Ten Sonoma County educators are in the running to become the California League of High Schools Educator of the Year.
The teachers will be celebrated at a dinner at Villa Chanticleer in Healdsburg Dec. 16. The winner of the Region 1 competition will be announced at the dinner.
That educator will move on to the California-wide dinner in Sacramento in February.
This year’s honorees are:
|Jo Thinnes||Casa Grande High School|
|John Quintrell||Montgomery High School|
|Stephanie Moore||Elsie Allen High School|
|Joseph DiOrio||Healdsburg High School|
|Willie Swindle||Santa Rosa High School|
|Mary Kay Pedersen||Maria Carrillo High School|
|Kristi Erickson||Piner High School|
|Amy Cortese||Windsor High School|
|Deborah Fitch||Petaluma High School|
|Jay Goldberg||Analy High School|
Last year’s Region 1 honoree, Simone Spearman of Piner High, went on to win Educator of the Year for California. To read more about that award, click here: