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Meet our 2020 Teachers of the Year

From left to right, Mandy Kelly, Brenda Barreras, Guy Myers, Katya Robinson, Sean Bui

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The CCSS Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year

As a 2019 California Teacher of the Year, Kim Holz feels strongly about singing the praises of elementary school educators and the complex components that comprise each day. Balanced Literacy, Cognitively Guided Instruction in math, Number Talks, writing across the curriculum...


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