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LJMS’s Galeazzi named top middle school teacher

Good news from Lawrence Jones Middle School in Rohnert Park – English teacher Rae Galeazzi has been named the Region 1 California League of Middle Schools educator of the year. The honor means Galeazzi, a 31-year veteran, will be honored at the California League of Middle Schools annual conference in Sacramento in March. One of the 11 regional nominees will be named California’s teacher of the year and represent California at an event in Washington, D.C. Galeazzi was chosen as… Read More »

Piner nabs Golden Bell award, hosting GIS Day Wed

Piner High School has nabbed the prestigious Golden Bell Award for its Geospatial Technology Program. Piner will be honored by the California School Boards Association at their annual meeting Dec. 3 in San Diego. Led by teachers Kristi Erickson and Kurt Kruger, the three-year pathways program teaches students global positioning technology, map making, surveying and other skills. “The really wonderful thing about it is they can differentiate the curriculum within the course. We have special education students who are doing… Read More »