We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2024 Outstanding Teacher Contest. Thank you to all the students, parents, and community members who voted! We could not have done this without you.

Top Teacher

Alexander Hubbard – Fairfield High School

Top 5 Teachers

Sana Syed – Dover Academy

Kaileiana Lunch – B. Gale Wilson Middle School

Nikki McNelis – K.I. Jones Elementary School

Shaquita Banks – T.C. McDaniel

Top 6 – 10 Teachers

Alyssa Robinson – Dan O. Root Elementary School

Pam Fong – Napa High School

Jennifer McGuinness – Suisun Valley K-8

Alonso Gonzalez – Will C. Wood High School

Ryan Price – Buckingham Charter High School

Top 50 Teachers

Diane Corley – Rolling Hills Elementary School

Dustin Cloud – Green Valley Middle School

Esther Villahoz – Napa High School

Danielle Sullivan – Dan O. Root Elementary School

James Ogaz – Grange Middle School

Christopher Mears – Oakbrook Elementary

Jeffrey Boushet – Matthew Turner Elementary School

Renee Yeasted – Hemlock Elementary School

Renee Cabrera – Suisun Valley K-8

Drake Biscardi – B. Gale Wilson Middle School

Katie Vevoda – Federal Terrace Elementary School

Clifford Dravland – Cordelia Hills Elementary School

Kendall Pearson – Rolling Hills Elementary School

Julie Luckey – Dan O. Root Elementary School

Marnie Acedo – Suisun Valley K-8

Julie Ryan – Suisun Valley K-8

Darin Drumheller – Fairfield High School

Breanne Koingigsberg – Browns Valley Elementary School

Christina Parkinson – Suisun Valley K-8

Joy Holleran – Will C. Wood High School

Ronald Berkson – K.I. Jones Elementary School

Cathy Thomas – Jean Callison Elementary School

Teresa Haun – Suisun Elementary School

Mariah Lyons – Suisun Elementary School

Oren Rosenmann – Public Safety Academy

Aaron Cyr – Public Safety Academy

Kate Shipp Roberts – Willis Jepson Middle School

Brianne Garfield – Fairview Elementary School

Daniel Kimble – Suisun Valley K-8

Jaren Cortez – Dover Elementary

Leslie Rodriguez – Dan O. Root Elementary School

Loren Ramos – Vintage High School

Taylor Coppa – Dan O. Root Elementary School

Ebony Akins – Suisun Valley K-8

Jenaette Lopez – Dan O. Root Elementary School

Rebecca Schlafer – Edwin Markham Elementary School

Mira Lane – Suisun Elementary School

Sadie Leslie – Suisun Elementary School

Ibilola Soyede – Nystrom Elementary School

Chloe Tagawa – Suisun Elementary School

Weekend Getaway Winner

Tamara Reed – Willis Jepson Middle School

Top School With Highest # of Teacher Votes

Suisun Valley K-8

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

**VOTING IS NOW CLOSED**

Join us as we announce the winners on Tuesday, May 7th at Noon, LIVE on our Facebook page! We’re excited to see you there!

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Between Now and noon on April 21st, anyone in California can nominate a deserving K-12 teacher by completing the nomination form on our website.

Submit your favorite teacher to the contest by April 21st at noon, and then cast your vote for any of the nominated teachers listed on our website. Voting ends on April 28th at noon PST.

Once we tally up the votes, the prizes as listed below will be distributed to the winners to honor all the hard work they’ve done and young lives they’ve touched. The school that receives the most votes for its teachers will also get a $2,000 check.

*Please note that it may take up to 48 hours after a nomination is received for a nominee to appear on our voting page.

Top Teacher $5,000
Top 5 Teachers $500
Top 6 - 10 Teachers $250
Top 50 Teachers Swag Bag & Gift Card
All Teachers Nominated Certificate of Appreciation / Weekend Getaway*
Top School with Highest # of Teacher Votes $2,000

*All nominees entered into a drawing to win a weekend getaway (location options: Napa, Tahoe, or another destination to be decided).

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Contest Overview

  • Month: May (National Teacher Appreciation Month)
  • Objective: Celebrating teachers’ hard work during the past school year.

Nomination and Prizes

  • Description: Nominating K-12 teachers who have made a positive impact.
  • Prizes: Detailed above.

Additional Rewards

  • Certificates: All nominated teachers receive an outstanding teacher certificate.
  • School Prize: $2,000 for the school with the most votes for its teachers.

Can I nominate more than one teacher?

Yes

Can I vote more than once?

You may vote once per day.

What teachers are eligible?

Any K-12 public or private school teacher who teaches in the following counties: Solano, Napa, Yolo, and Contra Costa.

Who can nominate teachers?

Anyone can nominate a teacher. Current students, former students, parents, other teachers, administrators, or members of the community. Your name and email address are required to nominate but will remain anonymous.

Who can vote for a teacher?

Anyone can vote for a teacher.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be announced on Teacher Appreciation day on May 7, 2024.

Who is eligible for the drawing for a weekend getaway?

Any teacher who receives a nomination will be automatically entered into a drawing for the weekend getaway.

How can I get more people to vote for my favorite teacher?

You can show your support for your favorite teacher by sharing the contest on your social media, and by asking friends and family to vote.

Below is a list of all the teachers that have been nominated for the Outstanding Teacher Contest. You can use the search bar to see if your teacher has already been nominated. If not, please fill out the form below.

Aaron Cyr PE PSA Vote Aaron Cyr Not only is Mr. Cyr a great PE teacher, he is very funny! He helps to support middle school sports at PSA! He encourages all students to do their best! Vote for Aaron Cyr Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Adriana Romero 2nd Sullivan Language Immersion Academy Vote Adriana Romero She didn’t give up on my son and continues to help him so much. She also helped us get him a diagnosis that I didn’t realize he had and would’ve went unnoticed if it wasn’t for her. Vote for Adriana Romero Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Alexander Hubbard PE Fairfield HS Vote Alexander Hubbard They are awesome Vote for Alexander Hubbard Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Alexis Takeuchi 1 Rolling Hills Elementary School Vote Alexis Takeuchi Mrs T is a fantastic and very caring teacher. She plans engaging and meaningful lessons for her students. She always has a positive attitude and wants the best for every child. Vote for Alexis Takeuchi Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Alicia Quintana Kinder Sullivan Language Immersion academy Vote Alicia Quintana She goes above and beyond her duties she has a nice structered class. Vote for Alicia Quintana Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Alonso Gonzalez Government, US History Will c wood Vote Alonso Gonzalez Because they are an amazing teacher and he has always affirmed my work and my identity and has become an adult I can always rely on Vote for Alonso Gonzalez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Alyce Broschard 4th Nelda Mundy El Vote Alyce Broschard Mrs. Broschard is an awesome teacher. She is patient when working with a child who may not be getting it. She will take the time with that child who maybe struggling with learning something. I've also been told by my 4th grader she is smart, funny and cool. What ever she has I'm delayed as my son has come out of his shell and is very engaged with school this year! Vote for Alyce Broschard Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Alyssa Robinson 1st Dan O Root Elementary Vote Alyssa Robinson She is a great teacher and had shown my son so much last year. She truly cares about the kids. Vote for Alyssa Robinson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Amanda Guerrero Math Public Safety Academy Vote Amanda Guerrero Consistently being encouraging to all cadets. Positive role model and wonderful teacher. Always willing to engage with students that need more help. Vote for Amanda Guerrero Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Amanda Stokholm IM3 Pre-Calculus Will C Wood Highschool Vote Amanda Stokholm Ms.Stokholm is always doing her best to support her students everyday. She runs around class trying to answer everyone’s questions about anything. Whether it be about math,grades,classes,colleges,and etc. she does it all. She is always there to listen to comfort and to offer her students advice whether it be about school or even personal life. She goes above and beyond for her student and tries to reward those who do their best in her class. She throws parties for holidays to encourage her class to work towards them and motivate them to continue learning. She has a very strong passion for teaching and it really shows in her character and the way she treats her children (students). My fondest memory was when one of our most loved teacher passed away. We were all in distress and she came over and one by one gave her whole avid class a hug. She is honestly one of the sweetest teachers I have ever had and no body would deserve this more than her. Vote for Amanda Stokholm Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Amy Bardwell 2nd/3rd Combo Canyon Oaks Elementary Vote Amy Bardwell Exceptional teacher who takes her time to get to know the kids and makes them feel comfortable and safe at school. Vote for Amy Bardwell Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Amy Weisz 5th Grade Nelda Mundy Vote Amy Weisz She’s warm and supportive, encourages the children to work hard and achieve their goals. She gives the children self-assessments and if they downgrade themselves and she disagrees, she will raise their rating and remind them why they’re doing better than they think. Outstanding. My daughter adores her. Vote for Amy Weisz Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Anna Mulvihill 2nd Rolling Hills Elementary School Vote Anna Mulvihill Mrs. Anna Mulvihill is really down to earth. She goes above and beyond for her students! Everyone loves her, especially me 💕 Vote for Anna Mulvihill Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Annamarie Jimenez English 9 and Theatre I-II Will C. Wood High School Vote Annamarie Jimenez This teacher is not only amazing at her job, but she orchestrates every production for the Wildcat Theatre. Ms. Jimenez creates a safe space for every young student to be themself, be involved in humungous, extensive projects and encourages new ideas and happy faces daily. She connects with every student in a respectful way and by the end of the day, she understands who they are and what they stand for. Ms. Jimenez helps every student be themself by being herself. She is a godsend to this community. Vote for Annamarie Jimenez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
April Boles Kindergarten Anna Kyle elementary school Vote April Boles She’s so great with the kids in teaching them how to follow the rules when they get to school how to get in line and when they leave how to wait for their turn to leave Vote for April Boles Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ariana Flaming-Seisa 4th Suisun elrmentary Vote Ariana Flaming-Seisa Stellar teaching ability, my child has excelled in her class this year. Vote for Ariana Flaming-Seisa Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ariana Ford 3rd Suisun Elementary Vote Ariana Ford Ariana works hard to help students and colleagues. She is a passionate teacher who deserves recognition. Vote for Ariana Ford Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ariel Cruz 7th Sierra Vista K-8 Vote Ariel Cruz They made the best out of every year she teaches in Vote for Ariel Cruz Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ariela Cruz 7th/Math and Choir Sierra Vista Middle school Vote Ariela Cruz Has helped me improve a lot in math and has always been there to support me throughout my middle school years. Vote for Ariela Cruz Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ashley McCain 2nd Tolenas Vote Ashley McCain She is the most talented teacher, she is very patient with the kids. She always willing to help them. Vote for Ashley McCain Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Aubrey Jordan Ap chemistry Napa high school Vote Aubrey Jordan Great teacher Vote for Aubrey Jordan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Bandiah Henry 6th Grade GATE - Math and Science B Gale Wilson Vote Bandiah Henry New but has made the students want to learn. Seen an increase in motivation to excel. And frequently hear good things when I ask my child, “anything memorable happen in school?” Vote for Bandiah Henry Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Brad Winsor 8th Grade Math Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Brad Winsor Mr. Winsor is a great teacher who always puts in effort and never thinks my questions are dumb. Vote for Brad Winsor Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Breanne Koenigsberg 5th Browns Valley Elementary Vote Breanne Koenigsberg I had her in the 5th grade and she was an outstanding teacher. She made me feel truly cared for and loved while being in her class. Vote for Breanne Koenigsberg Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Breanne Sirokman English Will C Wood Vote Breanne Sirokman Mrs. Sirokman is honestly a pillar of hope at Will C Wood. She garners so much school spirit and truly makes her students feel like family. Mrs. Sirokman is a huge help with schoolwork, planning for any school event, and is always there when you need someone to talk to. It doesn't matter who you are, Mrs. Sirokman is always there to support you and pushes students to succeed. She makes sure her students get their education and always makes sure students feel loved. Vote for Breanne Sirokman Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Brian Speck 7th grade math Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Brian Speck Because he is a good teacher and he is nice. Vote for Brian Speck Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Brianne Garfield 2nd Grade Fairview Elemenary Vote Brianne Garfield Her passion for helping students learn is amazing to watch. She puts her whole heart into each student to help them grow. Vote for Brianne Garfield Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Cara Huttinger 2nd grade Dan o Root Vote Cara Huttinger She is outstanding with my son and his learning disability. Vote for Cara Huttinger Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Carissa David TK Suisun Elementary Vote Carissa David Works really well with the TK students and takes her time with each kid so they become better with their education and listening skills Vote for Carissa David Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Carissa David TK Suisun Elementary School Vote Carissa David Miss Carissa inspires students to learn, find creative ways to make material accessible, and stay up-to-date with best practices Vote for Carissa David Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Carolyn Lowe 5 Suisun Elementary Vote Carolyn Lowe Ms.Lowe has help me out this year with my daughter. She has been struggling this year. So she has been helping her out. Vote for Carolyn Lowe Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Cate Waters High school Five Keys Vote Cate Waters She is the best teacher in the country! She motivated so many students to continue to learn no matter their age, circumstances or learning difficulties! She started off with seven students now she has 27 within three weeks. She teaches all ages and we all love learning with and from her! She is not only our teacher she is a true friend and leader, she always encourages each one of us to push past anything but don’t forget to give ourselves credit when it’s due because she definitely will be reminding us to! I truly appreciate Ms. Cate, if it a wasn’t for her I would have been quit a long time ago! Vote for Cate Waters Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Catherine Reynolds Counselor Grange Middle School Vote Catherine Reynolds Ms. Reynolds is a great counselor for all her students. She's transparent to parents that want to partner alongside her for strategies and healthy tips to help us parents help our kids. She genuinely wants to help her students, shes relatable with them all and does her best to find answers when she doest have them. She had fun activities and coping strategies. Ms. Reynold just being open and relatable to students is why she loved by them. We would love her to be recognized, her work as well as other counselors work is not recognized as they should be. Ms. Reynolds support for her students HELP the students be successful in their classes and academics. The encouragement and motivation for her students is so genine. Our family appreciates her especially. Vote for Catherine Reynolds Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Cathy Thomas 2 Jean Callison Elementary School Vote Cathy Thomas The best teacher I’ve known to teach one of my children. The community is lucky to have her. Vote for Cathy Thomas Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Charlesetta Ford Fourth grade Fairview elementry Vote Charlesetta Ford I am nominating her because she is a great teacher. I'm also nominating her because she's mom and I know how hard she works every day, even on the weekends with my brother. Vote for Charlesetta Ford Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Chelsey Miller Math 7 Wilis Jepson Middle School. Vote Chelsey Miller Mrs. Miller is a very patient, calm and hard working teacher. She is very accepting of mistakes. She loves helping others with tricky math problems, genuine questions, or just life advice. She is always open and willing to listen about problems with friends. Mrs. Miller always has a smile on her face and puts a smile on others faces when theyre feeling down. Mrs. Miller is always talking about her greatfulness for her family, friends, and the people around her. Overall I think she should win because she is very accepting, loving, and very hardworking. Vote for Chelsey Miller Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Chloe Tagawa Kindergarten Suisun Valley Elementary Vote Chloe Tagawa An excellent teacher who truly loves her students. Vote for Chloe Tagawa Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Chris Lundin Elementary PR Suisun Elementary School Vote Chris Lundin Mr. Lundin goes above and beyond for the suisun elementary community. He works hard year after year for hundreds of kids and is well respected in the Suisun Community. He is extremely friendly, caring, and kind. He builds relationships with students and their families and is the reason so many kids love PE and come to school. He works countless hours to ensure he has everything ready and prepped for students to make sure they have structure and consistency. He helps with all of the school events and is the best basketball coach for the kids. We love Coach Lundin and the school would not be the same without him! Vote for Chris Lundin Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Chris Marino PE Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Chris Marino Mr. Marino is a kind caring teacher, who will push his students to be better, but not make the Class too hard. The G.O.A.T Vote for Chris Marino Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Christina Mitsiopoulos English, AVID Will c Wood High School Vote Christina Mitsiopoulos Ms Mitsi has made such an Impact on not only my life but every student she teaches. Mitsi is not only a positive energy and role model to her students but to everyone on campus. She’s very reliable and easy to talk to about school or home. She takes pride in her work and sets up her students for success. Ms Mitsi not only teaches English 9 but English 10 XL, AVID and Credit recovery. All of her students would say that she’s THE teacher. Vote for Christina Mitsiopoulos Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Christina Morace 7th, 8th, Health, leadership Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Christina Morace I am happy to be in her class and she is a very supportive and helpful teacher. I always feel comfortable asking questions and she makes her class fun. Vote for Christina Morace Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Christina Parkinson Kindergarten Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Christina Parkinson She is an amazing teacher who is passionate about what she does. I have seen the improvement in my daughter’s school work and know that it would not be possible without an amazing teacher. Vote for Christina Parkinson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Christopher Mears K-1 Oakbrook Elementary Vote Christopher Mears Chris is a very dedicated teacher who is always looking for out for his students' best interest. He teaches Special Education which is not something that anyone can do. It takes a person who is patient, kind, caring and understands that these kids need extra help and attention. He does it all while always staying positive. Vote for Christopher Mears Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Christopher Tierney Special Education 6th-8th Oakbrook Vote Christopher Tierney My son was only at Oakbrook for his 8th grade year. Mr. Tierney had such a positive & motivating effect on my son. My son loved going to school. Mr. Tierney also guided us into my son’s freshman year at Fairfield High. Mr. Tierney definitely deserves to be recognized as an amazing teacher. Vote for Christopher Tierney Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Claudia Gomez Spanish Will C Wood Vote Claudia Gomez She has helped me through a lot of things Vote for Claudia Gomez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Clifford Dravland 1st grade Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Clifford Dravland Awesome teacher! Vote for Clifford Dravland Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Clint Birch 8th grade English Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Clint Birch Good teacher Vote for Clint Birch Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Colby Hawkins Choir Teacher Will C Wood Vote Colby Hawkins Mr. Hawkins is an amazing man. Choir classes are constantly filled with students who have an interest in arts and every day he taps in and encourages students to pursue their passions. Mr. Hawkins is a great man and a loving father and that shows in his passion for teaching. He always supports his students to be the best they can be, putting his own feelings aside to give us a quality education. Thank you, Mr. Hawkins. There should be an honorable mention for Mrs. Hawkins, his co-coordinator and partner in everything! Vote for Colby Hawkins Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Corey Meshack 10-11th grade English Elite Public Schools Vote Corey Meshack I am nominating Corey Meshack, because he’s a phenomenal teacher. He inspires his students to Soar into dream. He brings a level of enthusiasm that is contagious and as his mom I am honored to work alongside him in the same school.. Vote for Corey Meshack Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Cori Bronson Tk/ kindergarten sped Orchard Vote Cori Bronson She puts her heart into teaching Vote for Cori Bronson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Cortney Parr kindergarten teacher Markham element Vote Cortney Parr Because she is my mom. Vote for Cortney Parr Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Corwin Gibson Theater/English Fairfield High School Vote Corwin Gibson Mr. Gibson makes all students feel welcome and heard. Vote for Corwin Gibson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Cynthia Miles 5th Center Elementary Vote Cynthia Miles She does an outstanding job with her students, makes herself readily available to assist even beyond classroom hours and she communicates with the parents, she genuinely cares about the outcome of her students! Vote for Cynthia Miles Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Daniel Kimble PE suisun valley k-8 Vote Daniel Kimble because he is the best PE teacher and his class smells really good and all the other classrooms smell like dog and have moist air. Vote for Daniel Kimble Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Daniel Rodriguez IM 3, Pre-Calc Honors, and AP Calc Will C Wood Vote Daniel Rodriguez Mr. Rodriguez always pushes his students to be the best they can in his class. While he holds his students to high standards, he holds himself to that exact same standard, if not higher. Mr. Rodriguez is amazing at helping his students whenever they need it. I have had him as my math teacher for 2 years and he has taught me so much, not just about math but also life lessons. He is truly an extraordinary teacher. Vote for Daniel Rodriguez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Danielle Sullivan 5th Dan O Root Vote Danielle Sullivan Amazing role model for students Vote for Danielle Sullivan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Darby Espinosa 1 Laurel Creek Elementary Vote Darby Espinosa They have been an amazing teacher with fsusd for 23 years. She has been dedicated to education and loves her kids each year Vote for Darby Espinosa Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Darin Drumheller Physical Education Fairfield High School Vote Darin Drumheller He cares about the students and will go out of his way to make sure they are safe and comfortable to the best of his ability - at home and on campus. Vote for Darin Drumheller Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
David Botton English Napa High Vote David Botton He's a very entertaining teacher who cares about his students deeply. Vote for David Botton Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
David Kenyon Social Science/Economics/Academic Decathlon Vanden High School Vote David Kenyon Mr. Kenyon has sustainably shown a valiant effort to improve the lives of all of his students through his dedication to extracurricular activities, and classes. His commitment to his students is unmatched, and his belief in his students has lead to years worth of successful students throughout high school, college, and careers. Vote for David Kenyon Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Deanna Gutierrez 1st Fairview Elementary Vote Deanna Gutierrez She is a first year teacher with the know how of a seasoned teacher and the enthusiasm of a new teacher. She cares for her students and only thinks of them.She goes above and beyond, spending countless hours making sure her teaching I'd top notch for her students! Vote for Deanna Gutierrez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Deanna Ramirez 6 Public safety academy Vote Deanna Ramirez She is very kind Vote for Deanna Ramirez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Deb St. Claire AP World History Napa High School Vote Deb St. Claire They are one of the most positive and dedicated teachers I have ever had. She really cares about what he does and is really passionate about the class she teaches. I really appreciate that even though she is the head of the union and doesn't have to teach she still chooses to teach our class. Vote for Deb St. Claire Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Debi Wilson School counselor PSA Vote Debi Wilson Mrs. Wilson goes above and beyond for her students, their families and their needs. She is the only counselor for over 700 kids and she gives 150% everyday. Vote for Debi Wilson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Denial Howe 7th grade History Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Denial Howe Mr.Howe is the best teacher, he is nice and kind. HE IS AN AMAZING TEACHER!! Vote for Denial Howe Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Derek Moore Cross country head coach Napa high school Vote Derek Moore Coach Moore has a heart of gold and goes above and beyond to challenge and support kids no matter how athletic they are. There is always room and support on his team to grow individually as an athlete and a person. He builds the team up and keeps their spirits high. Vote for Derek Moore Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Diana Hines 7th Grade English Suisan Valley K-8 Vote Diana Hines Diana Hines cares immensely for her students and cultivates a I always try to cultivate a welcoming learning environment while listening to the needs of students. Middle school can be hard but she strives to build their confidence in and outside of the classroom. Vote for Diana Hines Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Diane Corley 1st Rolling Hills Vote Diane Corley She helped my daughter grow her passion as a reader! As a 5th grader now, she still loved and remembers Ms. Corley!! Plus she’s a great colleague! Vote for Diane Corley Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Drake Biscardi 7th grade, history B. Gale Wilson Vote Drake Biscardi Mr. Biscardi has been teaching for over 30 years and has taught all three of our children- our oldest 2 are in college and he is currently teaching our youngest. Mr. Biscardi is very passionate about teaching and he makes learning fun! He also encourages his students to write in cursive. Vote for Drake Biscardi Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Duncan Cooper Choir Napa High Vote Duncan Cooper Mr Cooper has created an incredibly inspiring and supportive environment for kids with all levels of talent. He always takes extra time to support the individual kids in his program both musically, but also personally. He is kind, thoughtful, creative, and personable. He believes in the kids and knows how to build them up. He provides a safe space for kids and makes a difference in their lives each day - in the classroom and out. Vote for Duncan Cooper Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Dustin Cloud History Green Valley Middle School Vote Dustin Cloud Mr. Cloud is my daughter's favorite teacher, and he makes learning fun for all of his students. He has high expectations for them, but he is also very understanding of what it's like to be a middle school student. He really encourages his students to look at all sides of an issue and never advocates his own viewpoint. Vote for Dustin Cloud Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ebony Akins Student Council Advisor Suisun Valley Vote Ebony Akins Ms. Ebony is a kind and generous soul. Her passion for helping student succeed and learn to lead is admirable and most needed. We are better off for having her at our school. Vote for Ebony Akins Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Elizabeth Brent 3rd grade Suisun elementary school Vote Elizabeth Brent Mrs. Brent is an amazing teacher, she shows so much love and compassion for her students. She also looks out for her previous students, she is the best teacher and wonderful human being Vote for Elizabeth Brent Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Erika Rodriguez 3rd grade St. Helena Elementary School Vote Erika Rodriguez She helped me understand what others could not teach me. Amazing teacher, I wish I had her longer. Vote for Erika Rodriguez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Erin Griffin Spanish Napa High Vote Erin Griffin I am nonminating Because she makes learning spanish fun and I enjoy her class and projects overall a good class Vote for Erin Griffin Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Esther Colorado Ap Spanish Napa High School Vote Esther Colorado Ms. Colorado is an amazing teacher, who understands us, and cares for us. As well as having fun, learning and teaching us. We love her. Vote for Esther Colorado Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Esther Villahoz Spanish Napa High School Vote Esther Villahoz Ms.Villahoz is one of the sweetest teachers. She is understanding, cooperative, and kind. She helps whenever needed and makes sure to everyone that she is there for them. Vote for Esther Villahoz Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Fiona Dickins Sped Willis Jepson Vote Fiona Dickins So kind and caring for her students. Helps them in anyway they need. Vote for Fiona Dickins Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Freshta Gran 5th Dover Academy Vote Freshta Gran Freshta is a forward thinking educator that centers students and their families. Vote for Freshta Gran Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Gayle Gonsalves Cuarto Rolling hill Elementary Vote Gayle Gonsalves <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>I am nominating this teacher because she is kind and helpful.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> Vote for Gayle Gonsalves Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Genelle Cadloni Spanish Will C Wood High School Vote Genelle Cadloni I am nominating Her beacuse she is a really good teacher I understand spanish so well now because of her. She is funny energetic and you can tell she loves her job. She is always willing to help her students and help them keep her grade up. She is very encouraging and never wants anyone to give up. Vote for Genelle Cadloni Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Gretchen Bruns 6-12 Golden Gate Community School Vote Gretchen Bruns Gretchen works night and day to make sure our students are educated Vote for Gretchen Bruns Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Hanna Abdelnaby 2nd & 3rd grade Suisun Elementary School Vote Hanna Abdelnaby She is the best teacher . She is patient and kind . Vote for Hanna Abdelnaby Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Heather Hosking 6th Grade Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Heather Hosking Mrs. Hosking has taken on so much this year and is making sure all students are thriving. She works tirelessly and each of her students knows how important they are. We are lucky to have her on our side! Vote for Heather Hosking Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
HILDA OCHOA 5th Suisun elementary school Vote HILDA OCHOA My son loves her and she understands our needs Vote for HILDA OCHOA Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ibilola Soyede 6th grade Nystrom Elementary School Vote Ibilola Soyede Mrs. Soyede goes above and beyond for her students every year, increasing standardized test scores annually and broadening her students worldview through educational field trips based on their academic curriculum. She truly touches the lives of her students and is well-deserving of the tile Outstanding Teacher! Vote for Ibilola Soyede Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Irene Mandate 2nd Oakbrook Vote Irene Mandate She’s so passionate about teaching choir after school. Her kindness towards her students shows she really cares about how they are doing. Vote for Irene Mandate Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Itsell Vargas 3rd Grade Fairview Elementary Vote Itsell Vargas She is an amazing patient caring loving teacher Vote for Itsell Vargas Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jackie Dyer 2nd grade Nelda Mundy Elementary School Vote Jackie Dyer Mrs. Dyer is an amazing human being who teaches with so much love and compassion. She’s kind, patient, and she listens to our children. <br /> Mrs. Dyer is a great teacher. Vote for Jackie Dyer Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jackie Hyland 9-12 Ernest Kimme Vote Jackie Hyland Outstanding teacher who is truly dedicated to her students. Vote for Jackie Hyland Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jairon Gacosta Phys Ed Will c wood Vote Jairon Gacosta He connects with the students on a level that is respectable and parallel. The students respect him to the point where they don’t want to disappoint him. Vote for Jairon Gacosta Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jake Harris Agriscience Suisun Valley School Vote Jake Harris Mr. Jake makes agriscience so much fun. Vote for Jake Harris Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
James Holliday English Fairfield High Vote James Holliday He shows kids that they’re better than their circumstances. This allows them to challenge themselves to be a productive student. Vote for James Holliday Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
James Ogaz English and Leadershup Grange Middle School Vote James Ogaz Mr. Ogaz has taught my son for three years and has had an immense impact on his education. I truly believe that if it wasn’t for Mr. Ogaz, my son wouldn’t have pursued or been accepted in the Early College High School Program at Solano Community College. Vote for James Ogaz Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jamie Passama 4th Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Jamie Passama Is the the collest teacher and is so funny (6times 6 is 36) Vote for Jamie Passama Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Janet Ayris Special Ed H Glenn Richardson Vote Janet Ayris Janet always gives 110% to her kids. She goes above and beyond everyday. She understands her students on a level most teachers do not. She spends countless hours planning for the individual needs of each of her students. Her student's needs can vary greatly so this can be very difficult and time consuming. Vote for Janet Ayris Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Janice Whan 3 Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Janice Whan Mrs. Whan is a caring, inspiring and phenomenal teacher. She greatly cares about her students and always goes above and beyond. Vote for Janice Whan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jaren Cortez 2 Dover elementary Vote Jaren Cortez She is wonderful teacher who gave each student individual attention. She also taught my son valuable lessons on treating everyone equally. She took time out on weekend to come watch him play baseball. She is amazinga Vote for Jaren Cortez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jason Hagan Math 2 & Honors Math 2 Napa High Vote Jason Hagan Mr. Hagan is a great teacher who engages and tries to teach many different ways to learn something so everyone can go at their own pace. He encourages people to work together, always has a smile on his face, is very patient, makes sure everyone is prepared, and constantly offers help. Vote for Jason Hagan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Javier Covarrubias Spanish Vintage High school Vote Javier Covarrubias Being one of students' biggest supporter Vote for Javier Covarrubias Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jayne Geist 7th Grade English & 8th Grade Leadership Vaca Peña Middle School Vote Jayne Geist Jayne is the VUSD Teacher of the Year. Her ability to provide a calm place where students can thrive in education is something everyone should aspire to. She sees each student individually and meets them where they are, ultimately bringing them to grade level. Students want to work for Ms. Geist! Vote for Jayne Geist Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeanette Lopez 7th Grade Dan O. Root Vote Jeanette Lopez Ms. Lopez is a hardworking dedicated teacher that is willing to put her time and effort into educating and supporting our future leaders- our kids. Vote for Jeanette Lopez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeanine Nunogawa Spanish and eld and health Will c wood high school Vote Jeanine Nunogawa I’m nominating her because she is the best teacher ever she is always so kind and supportive she treats you with the most respect even though you don’t respect her she will help you with everything abd she will try her best to teach you to the point where you can understand she cares about all of her students Vote for Jeanine Nunogawa Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeanine Thiessen 8th Grade English Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Jeanine Thiessen She is a very nice teacher. Vote for Jeanine Thiessen Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeff Maghoney 8th Grade Physical Education Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Jeff Maghoney Hes very chill Vote for Jeff Maghoney Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeff Scott English Public Safety Academy Vote Jeff Scott My son wants to nominate him because he makes English fun. Vote for Jeff Scott Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeffrey Bouschet 2nd Grade Matthew Turner Elementary Benicia Vote Jeffrey Bouschet Mr. Bouschet is so dedicated to his students. He uses so many different teaching strategies to ensure that he reaches each of his students, no matter how they learn. He uses music, sign language/hand signals, games, flashlights, and art, just to name a few. He is so responsive to any student or parent concerns. His classroom atmosphere is warm, engaging, and full of hands of learning. We are so lucky to have Mr. Bouschet at MTE! Thank you! Vote for Jeffrey Bouschet Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jen Green Kindergarten Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Jen Green I'm nominating Jen Green because she is a very kind, funny, and very loyal teacher. She is also so kind to let me and my friends hang out in her class when we are at recess. Vote for Jen Green Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jennene Aten German Angelo Rodriguez High School Vote Jennene Aten Frau Aten has worked magic. My child went into high school planning to take Spanish. It made sense to my child (living in CA). We encouraged him to try German. Our child is now in German II and loves it. Our child plans to take all four years. Frau Aten is encouraging to her students and wants them to be successful. As such, she strives to create an environment where the child also wants to be successful. Frau Aten is passionate and eminently capable. She is very in touch with German culture and organizes a trip to Germany every year for students in her upper level classes. Aten is a treasure at Rodriguez. We are so lucky to have her! Vote for Jennene Aten Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jennifer Babas Kindergarten Tolenas Academy of musica and media Vote Jennifer Babas Mrs Babas loves and cares for her students and always responds to questions I have and My daughter comes home happy to teach me things. Mrs Babas celebrates each students birthdays. And she shares the celebration pictures with parents so we can enjoy being part of it. Vote for Jennifer Babas Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jennifer Knox 4/5th Combo Northwood Vote Jennifer Knox Mrs. Knox is an amazing teacher. She cares deeply about all her students. She finds very creative ways to not only motivate but acknowledge her students. Vote for Jennifer Knox Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jennifer Lucido 8th Grade English & History Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Jennifer Lucido Mrs. Lucido really sees each of her students individually. Her passion and continued effort to help each student thrive is something we are all incredibly thankful for. Vote for Jennifer Lucido Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jennifer McGuinness 8th Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Jennifer McGuinness She is encouraging and always taps into the strengths of her students. legitimately cares about the well being of her students Vote for Jennifer McGuinness Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jenny Valassopoulos 11 and 12 English Napa High School Vote Jenny Valassopoulos She is one of the best and nicest teachers ever. Vote for Jenny Valassopoulos Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jeremy Cooper 6-8 Special Education Solano Widenmann Leadership Academy Vote Jeremy Cooper Jeremy has done a fantastic job of working with special needs students. Circumstances are often tough with autistic kids but he has persevered and consistently been there for his kids Vote for Jeremy Cooper Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jerry Harris Construction CTE Napa High School Vote Jerry Harris He’s amazing Vote for Jerry Harris Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jocelyn Zamora Special Education Fairview Elementary Vote Jocelyn Zamora Ms, Zamora goes above and beyond to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students. She consistently collaborates with parents, colleagues, and specialists to address the needs of our students. Additionally, Ms. Zamora is a kind, collegial, and consummate professional who enhances the culture of our school community. Vote for Jocelyn Zamora Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jodi Titus 3 Rolling Hills Elementary Vote Jodi Titus Ms Titus goes out of her way to teach to the WHOLE child. She doesn’t just teach the standards, she helps them develop friendships and discover new things about themselves. Ms. Titus continually provides projects and learning opportunities that allow her students to work together as a TEAM and learn from each other. It’s quite inspiring. Vote for Jodi Titus Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
John Dolan 7th and 8th Grade Vaca Pena Vote John Dolan Mr. Dolan is a phenomenal teacher that has had a lasting impact on all of his students. I have personally experienced being in his class and it was by far the best part of my day. Everyone I know talks about how great Mr. Dolan is and how he helped them in so many ways. Vote for John Dolan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
John Leonard Psychology Green Valley Middle Vote John Leonard John is 3 of my kids' favorite teacher. The way he goes so deep inside the topics he covers in a fun way is astonishing. He has been teaching at this school for over 10 years, and I know the other kids love him, the same way he loves children. Vote for John Leonard Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
John Mckinsey 5 grade Anna Kyle Elementary Vote John Mckinsey My son was diagnosed with ADHD and mr mckinsey has been going above and beyond to help with my sons learning! Vote for John Mckinsey Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Jordyn Adcock Counselor Ernest Kimme Charter Academy Vote Jordyn Adcock Dedication to quality teaching and learning. Vote for Jordyn Adcock Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Joseph Arbizu Math Armijo High School Vote Joseph Arbizu He provides a learning environment tailored to his students. He makes things fun for his students and listens to each of them. He tries hard to help each student succeed and follows the “no child left behind” rule. Vote for Joseph Arbizu Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Joseph Buckley Social science Rodriguez High Vote Joseph Buckley Mr. Buckley truly cares for his students in and out of the classroom even when they no longer are his students. He is passionate about what he teaches is professional in his dress and approach. Understands when kids are struggling and will help them succeed in their efforts.. Vote for Joseph Buckley Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Josh Levine 9-12 AP Psychology Rodriguez High School Vote Josh Levine Great teacher, connects well with teenagers which is not easy these days. He also is the leadership director at Rodriguez organizing and directing all leadership activities. He is a very caring teacher and individual. This is someone that really deserves to be nominated. Vote for Josh Levine Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Joy Holleran Integrated Math 1 & Intro to math 1 Will C Woods Vote Joy Holleran They have been a great teacher to me and the rest of the students that care. She shows respect and has helped me so much in her class to get my grade up. Definitely my favorite teacher. Vote for Joy Holleran Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Julie Lewis 4th Fairview Elementary Vote Julie Lewis Julie Lewis is an exceptional teacher. She has a motto in her class which I absolutely love. If a student is struggling with something, she has them say "I don't know how to.. YET!" (i.e. "I don't know how to do multiplication... YET!") Meaning there is always room to learn and be better. She really cares about her students and works hard with them to make sure that they succeed. Vote for Julie Lewis Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Julie Luckey 4th grade Dan O Root Vote Julie Luckey She’s a caring teacher, handles problems really well, and helped our class catch up to what we missed when she returned from surgery. She treats us like her family. Vote for Julie Luckey Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Julie Ryan 2nd Grade Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Julie Ryan Julie is an outstanding teacher who always provides her students with a cheery environment in which to learn. Vote for Julie Ryan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Justin Aaron Chemistry Napa high Vote Justin Aaron Very good teacher Vote for Justin Aaron Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kaileiana Lunch Grade 6 B. Gale Wilson Vote Kaileiana Lunch Ms. Lunch goes above what is asked of her to be there for her students. In the words of the parents around me “She is a gem”. The students gravitate towards her. My son wants to drop out of the GATE program so he can be in her class. Vote for Kaileiana Lunch Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kami Hafich 8th and 6th grade science Green Valley Middle School Vote Kami Hafich Kami Hafich is a thoughtful and generous person who takes the time to know her students and their potential. She helps students fulfill their potential by pushing and challenging them to be the best they can. Vote for Kami Hafich Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Karen Robinson Kindergarten Suisun elementary Vote Karen Robinson She encourages our son to be his best self. He is learning so much from her and this is his first year at any school. She very sweet and patient with the children. My son loves her! Vote for Karen Robinson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Karen Robinson Kindergarten Suisun elementary Vote Karen Robinson She is a great teacher and my son loves her Vote for Karen Robinson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Karima wallace 8 math Public safety academy Vote Karima wallace Outstanding teacher who cares about her students. Vote for Karima wallace Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kate Patton English 9th & 10th Will C Wood Vote Kate Patton Ms patton really has been there for so many students including me. she’s very respectful and flexible for other students. Vote for Kate Patton Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kate Shipp Roberts Physical Education Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Kate Shipp Roberts Kate Shipp Roberts, I feel deserves this because she is always pushing her students to their highest limits and is always caring about everyone. Vote for Kate Shipp Roberts Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Katherine Jensen 2 Crescent Elementary School Vote Katherine Jensen Ms. Jensen Great teacher…. Every day with a great attitude and energy, my son expressed himself incredibly about her every time he came home... and that gives peace of mind as a parent.<br /> <br /> ms. Jensen Gran maestra…. cada día con una gran actitud y energía,mi hijo cada que llegaba a casa se expresaba increíblemente de ella… y eso da tranquilidad a uno como padre de familia. Vote for Katherine Jensen Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kathleen Baziuk-White 4th Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Kathleen Baziuk-White Ms. Baziuk-White is great with the kids. Patient and fun. Teaches independence with learning. Vote for Kathleen Baziuk-White Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kathryn Howard English Napa High School Vote Kathryn Howard This teacher has been one of the most dedicated teachers I have ever had. I can see that she is one of the teachers that is most passionate in her teaching. She is willing to give what it takes to show up everyday for every student. Everyday I see her consistency in teaching her classes throughout the day and pushing every student to their limits with their knowledge of English. Vote for Kathryn Howard Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kathy Dubois Kindergarten Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Kathy Dubois Because she’s the most selfless, thoughtful and caring teacher I have ever met Vote for Kathy Dubois Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Katie Onley 5Th grade Science ELA Writing and social studies PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY Vote Katie Onley I am nominating Katie Onley because she is not just any teacher she is an understanding hard working loving teacher that listens to her students all the time and always has fun activities planned. Vote for Katie Onley Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Katie Vaclavik 3rd Padan Elementary Vote Katie Vaclavik Mrs.Vaclavik is an amazing teacher! One of her students was being bullied on a regalar basis, and had been for many years. This student had lost confidence in their teachers and administration to listen to them and keep them safe from these incidents. Yet as soon as they and their best friend were placed with her, she made both children feel safe enough to open up and tell her what was happening along with providing her classroom as a safe space and enriching learning environment. They went from asking to stay home everyday to not wanting to be late because of her care, love and support. She does this for every one of her students! They may not feel a lot of trust in anyone else but at least they trust her. And they still stop in to check on her and say hello every day at school! Vote for Katie Vaclavik Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Katie Vevoda 1st Grade Federal Terrace Elementary Vote Katie Vevoda She is a teacher who actively keeps her students engaged and excited about learning. She is always looking for new ways to teach them and activities that promote learning. Students are always excited to see her (new & old) and will take her time to talk to each student. She uses her own budget to buy various books for the students to promote reading at home. Vote for Katie Vevoda Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Katy Rees 4th Rolling Hills Vote Katy Rees Ms. Rees is a kind and caring teacher! She makes learning fun and engaging. My son loved her class and showed so much growth in her classroom. Vote for Katy Rees Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Keana Ayers Special Education Preschool Cleo Gordon Elementary Vote Keana Ayers Keana has gone above and beyond to help her students meet goals and gain independence at a very young age. She is a great advocate for the students who are nonverbal and can not express their wants and needs. Vote for Keana Ayers Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kelli Mulligan Science Napa High Vote Kelli Mulligan Through out my freshman year Ms. Mulligan made me feel more welcome than any teacher had. When I didn't have anyone to talk to in her class she would talk with me and when I was experiencing harassment from another student she was one of the first to jump to my defense. As a teacher, she was dedicated to making her classroom a safe environment and helping her students learn to pass her class. She has been one of my most supportive and encouraging teachers to date. Vote for Kelli Mulligan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kelly Huang Kindergarten Anna Kyle Elementary Vote Kelly Huang My son started kindergarten this year and was having a difficult time adjusting and ms. Huang worked with him and now he loves going to class everyday Vote for Kelly Huang Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kelly Thomas 2nd Cooper Elementary School Vacaville Vote Kelly Thomas Mrs Thomas creates a warm, welcoming environment where she takes pride in her teaching and encourages the kids to love themselves and others. She makes learning fun. She has so much love for her students. They are enriched in every way in her class. In a world where teachers are underappreciated, Mrs Thomas starts her day heart and soul in it. Her students are truly blessed to have her. Vote for Kelly Thomas Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kelsey Gordon Special Education 3rd-5th Crescent Elementary Vote Kelsey Gordon Ms. Gordon goes above and beyond for all her students with love, support, and kindness! Our kids are extremely blessed to have her as their teacher. Vote for Kelsey Gordon Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kelsey Koon English Napa High School Vote Kelsey Koon Miss.Koon is a great teacher. I was in her 9th-grade English class last year, and now I am in her AP seminar class for sophomores. This AP class is brand new to our school and to our teacher. As it is her first year teaching this college course class I think she is doing a very good job! She makes the class fun, is very sweet, and is always there to help us. My favorite thing about her is that she has an understanding of kids who have jobs, are in sports, and are in extracurricular things. She doesn't assign homework a lot. She understands we are busy and need more time with assignments. Another way to put this is that she is very flexible. This is why I chose Miss.Koon..because she desveres this! Vote for Kelsey Koon Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kendall Pearson First grade Rolling Hills Elementary School Vote Kendall Pearson Ms. Pearson is a dedicated teacher who makes the learning experience fun and informative for her students. Vote for Kendall Pearson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Keri Tafuro Math Jepson Vote Keri Tafuro Mrs. Tafuro has worked hard on teaching in class and keeping everyone in check and learning. Vote for Keri Tafuro Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kristen Rosso 2 Nelda Mundy Vote Kristen Rosso Because she knows her shit. Leaves no student behind and helps other teachers excel. Vote for Kristen Rosso Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kristi Crickmore Art Napa High School Vote Kristi Crickmore Ms. Crickmore is a kind and loving teacher. She is always willing to listen and give second chances. She genuinely wants her students to love art and have passionate students thrive. She goes out of her way to help her community. Giving her time, energy, and care to projects the school is constantly requesting. She tries her best to keep a dying department alive. Although the arts are essential, they are severely underappreciated. Ms. Crickmore deserves this recognition. Vote for Kristi Crickmore Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kristy Neal 1 Cresent Elementary Vote Kristy Neal My son had her and now my daughter. I love how she teaches. Both my kids learn(ed) so much in her class. She keeps them engaged and makes school fun. Also very personable. All around favorite teacher my kids have ever had. Vote for Kristy Neal Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Kristy Love TK Suisun Elementary Vote Kristy Love She is always there doing the best she can for the kids. Always giving them positive feedback and motivation and is constantly in communication with parents about EVERYTHING. She is such an amazing teacher. So thankful she is teaching my son! Vote for Kristy Love Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Larrissa Stimmel Science Green Valley Middle School Vote Larrissa Stimmel She is underrated and the best, she makes her students happy and makes the class easy to understand, I had her last year and I looked forward to it everyday, Vote for Larrissa Stimmel Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Laura Obando 2nd Grade Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Laura Obando Ms Obando took over a quarter way through the year when the previous teacher left an abruptly. Since then, she has been outstanding, providing rigorous and challenging work to her students, keeps parents well informed and keeps learning fun for her students. My daughter has LOVED Ms Obando’s class and I’m amazed every week how much she is learning. Vote for Laura Obando Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Laura Quertermous 6th B gale wilson Vote Laura Quertermous Great motivator Vote for Laura Quertermous Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Lauren Soest 3rd grade Orchard Elementary Vote Lauren Soest I love Mrs. soest because she is the best at teacher about everything I am learning and always makes me happy Vote for Lauren Soest Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Laurie Pizzo Special Education Ernest Kimmie Vote Laurie Pizzo She goes above and beyond what is expected of her and her passion for students with disabilities is truly inspiring. She is well respected by the students and staff at Ernest Kimme Charter and works to make sure all her students have an opportunity to reach their goals and be successful. Vote for Laurie Pizzo Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Laverna Cochran 3rd grade Crescent Elementary Vote Laverna Cochran Mrs. Cochran is an amazing teacher . She really instills confidence into the students she takes time to explain and encourage them . In times when kindness is hard to fine she is always there with a smiling face . In addition as the parent of a minority student she makes him feel seen in away that no other teacher has been able to , she had brought the best out my son. Vote for Laverna Cochran Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Leslie Braden 6 grade Oakbrook Academy of the arts Vote Leslie Braden Mrs Braden is a helpful teacher who makes school fun. Who makes her class a safe space for all students Vote for Leslie Braden Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Leslie Rodriguez Third Grade Dan O Root Vote Leslie Rodriguez I am nominating Leslie because she is a talented teacher who has taught for 4 years in the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District. She greets her students each day with warmth and a positive attitude. She provides a safe and nurturing environment while also delivering engaging and creative lessons. She has gone above and beyond as a coach for a Girls on the Run program for 3 years empowering young girls. She’s also a lifelong learner whose passion for teaching stems from her openness to new ideas and strategies. Vote for Leslie Rodriguez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Leslie Williams 3rd grade Rolling Hills Vote Leslie Williams Amazing teacher; engaging; kind to all students. Vote for Leslie Williams Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Linda Beyers 4th Tremont Elementary Vote Linda Beyers Mrs. Beyers is kind structured and loving. She provides safe positive space where students are engaged and learning collaboratively. She has completely changed the way my son views school and aims to put in his best effort during school and at home. Vote for Linda Beyers Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Linda Ratterman 3rd grade Rolling Hills Elementary Vote Linda Ratterman She is very kind and listens to other people. Vote for Linda Ratterman Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Lisa Devoe Leadership, 10 and 11 grade Public safety academy Vote Lisa Devoe She is the heart of the academy, everyone loves her as if she were their mother. She helps her students a lot to prepare for their future. Vote for Lisa Devoe Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Loren Ramos Kindergarden Fairview Elementary School Vote Loren Ramos Ms. Ramos is a great teacher most of the kids in her class are improving her class has been chosen to be film because is one of the clases that has been improving the most I can can tell that is totally truth becasuse I notice how much my son has learn so far. Vote for Loren Ramos Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Lori Morrison PE Public Safety Academy Vote Lori Morrison She is an amazing teacher, always trying her best to teach kids how to do certain units. She is also very hard-working. Mrs. Morrison has a passion for teaching and I truly enjoy being in her class. Her class is always so fun and she is so sweet. Vote for Lori Morrison Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Lory Carranza 4th Grade Dan O. Root Vote Lory Carranza Mrs. Caranza is a well seasoned teacher with loads of resources and strategies. The way she teaches each student according to their needs is admirable. She balances her toughness and empathy perfectly for her 4th graders whom require a higher level of responsibility and accountability. She is open and honest with parents. Vote for Lory Carranza Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Lotte Cosca Science Vintage High School Vote Lotte Cosca Lotte goes above and beyond for the AVID program and our science department. She has created a recycling area in our staff lounge for batteries, old markers, and paper. She's always finding ways to help support our AVID program with college visits, speakers and a Banda night for a safe fun night for kids. Vote for Lotte Cosca Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Luisa Latini English & Art B. Gale Wilson Middle School Vote Luisa Latini Ms. Latini always goes above and beyond for ALL of her students! Vote for Luisa Latini Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Lyndsie Muhlbeier 4th Grade Cleo Gordon Elementary Vote Lyndsie Muhlbeier She helped changed my son's study attitude completely. My son now loves studying Vote for Lyndsie Muhlbeier Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mackenzie Wilson English 9 and 10 Will C Wood Vote Mackenzie Wilson She’s always supporting students and she’s a trusted adult many students like. She’s been a safe space for me all throughout high school. Vote for Mackenzie Wilson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mackenzie Wilson 10th Will C Wood Hightschool Vote Mackenzie Wilson She showed guidance to the students who transferred from different countries, helping them adapt to their classes, and also demonstrated patience. Vote for Mackenzie Wilson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Marcus York history Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Marcus York He is a really nice person and a great teacher. Vote for Marcus York Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Margaret Bingham Special Education Golden Gate Pittsburg Vote Margaret Bingham I teach with Margaret and she advocates for her students and is a leader in our school Vote for Margaret Bingham Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mariah Lyons 4th Suisun Elementary Vote Mariah Lyons I have learned so much from you being my teacher. You are the best and make me feel happy. You help with our school events and Because of you I still love school. Vote for Mariah Lyons Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Marisela Rodriguez Social Studies Napa High Vote Marisela Rodriguez Coach Mari has veen very helpfull to all classes she understands you and gives you advicer when you need it. Vote for Marisela Rodriguez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Marnie Acedo 1st Grade Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Marnie Acedo Mrs. Acedo always goes above and beyond with her students. She brings joy and excitement to her lessons and each day students thrive under her tutelage. We are blessed to have her on our side. Vote for Marnie Acedo Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Marsha bordley First grade Suisun elementary Vote Marsha bordley Ms bordley has helped create a confidence in my first grader and encouraged her to try her best. Showing how much she believes in her had motivated her to work hard and reach milestones and goals. Vote for Marsha bordley Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mary Vanasit 3 Nelda Mundy Vote Mary Vanasit Most patient, informative, liked by all Vote for Mary Vanasit Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Matthew Baclig 8th grade History Wills Jepson Middle school Vote Matthew Baclig He is an excellent teacher who is invested in the subject and adjusts his teaching ways to help the students better. Vote for Matthew Baclig Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Maya Wildgoose Earth Science and Yearbook Vacaville High School Vote Maya Wildgoose I am nominating her because every single one of her students has said that they were engaged in her classes, we always look forward to learning from her, and just because she is a genuinely amazing person. Vote for Maya Wildgoose Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mayuri Ganatra 3 Tolenas Vote Mayuri Ganatra She’s one the kind , friendly and sweet teacher . Vote for Mayuri Ganatra Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Megan Perry History/Social Studies Will C. Wood Vote Megan Perry I love Ms. Perry! She has an incredibly laid back and caring attitude. She does exceptional work making sure every student has the right to learn and also supports students when they struggle. She helps make Wildcats feel connected on an important, yet basic level, by providing respect to every student and giving support no matter the situation. Vote for Megan Perry Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Megan Taylor 2nd KI Jones Vote Megan Taylor She goes over a beyond to push the kids to do their best, inspire them, and support them. She checks in with parents with directly to prevent issues and assist the children in the emotional growth. Vote for Megan Taylor Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Megan Williams 4th grade Browns Valley Elementary Vote Megan Williams Vote for Megan Williams Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Melanie Ludwig Earth Science, Med Sci I, II Will C. Wood Vote Melanie Ludwig Teacher who actually cares about her job and students Vote for Melanie Ludwig Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Melinda Miller ceramics Napa high school Vote Melinda Miller She has been a hardworking ceramics teacher for a long time at napa high and as a ceramics student for the past three years I think she deserves more credit for all the things she does for us ceramics artists Vote for Melinda Miller Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Melissa Johnson 5th grade math Public Safety Academy Vote Melissa Johnson She is a very kind teacher who always puts her students first. Vote for Melissa Johnson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Melissa King K/1st Dover Elementary Vote Melissa King She has gone above and beyond for my son. She is an amazing teacher and and amazing advocate for the students in her tap class Vote for Melissa King Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Melissa Lira Kindergarten Sullivan Language Immersion Academy Vote Melissa Lira Ms.Lira embodies everything a teacher should be.<br /> <br /> She is kind, compassionate , dedicated, motivating but most importantly she’s a champion advocate for her students.<br /> <br /> She continually strives to make sure her students and their families basic needs are met.<br /> Socially<br /> Emotionally <br /> And <br /> Even financially (by referring them to proper resources).<br /> <br /> It’s truly amazing to see a teacher push well being first and then academics.<br /> <br /> Because when a child’s basics needs are met, the academic possibilities are endless. Vote for Melissa Lira Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Michela Ward 5th K.I. Jones Vote Michela Ward Ms. Ward is such a caring and fun teacher who goes above and beyond to get her students to think critically and to make learning fun. Vote for Michela Ward Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Michelle Hansen 1st Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Michelle Hansen Because my son is always super excited to go to class every day every week… That’s because she runs a very good classroom. Extremely organized and super professional. Vote for Michelle Hansen Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Michelle Hawkins 9th Ernest Kimme Vote Michelle Hawkins She always checks in with me and makes me feel important. She is always so joyful around me and genuinely cares about me. Plus she’s a great teacher. Vote for Michelle Hawkins Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Michelle McGilvary 6th Grade Orchard Elementary Vote Michelle McGilvary Great teacher Vote for Michelle McGilvary Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Michelle Quinton 1st/2nd Grade combo Oakbrook Academy of the Arts Vote Michelle Quinton Ms. Quinton continually goes above and beyond to know each child individually and tailors her curriculum to each individual. She teaches to the child with care and compassion, naturally pulling out the best that each child has to offer. The kids are excited to be in class, confident in their abilities and you can tell they each feel seen, known and supported. She is an amazing person and educator. Vote for Michelle Quinton Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Michelle Vasquez 1st Grade KI Jones Elementary Vote Michelle Vasquez She has made a positive impact with our son and he absolutely loves school. She makes everyday fun and has fostered his love for learning. Vote for Michelle Vasquez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Miguel Gutiérrez Physical Education Napa Valley Language Academy Vote Miguel Gutiérrez Their exceptional ability to connect with students on a personal level fosters an environment, where every child feels seen and valued. <br /> Their creative approach blends fun and education seamlessly, making every class an engaging experience. They’re not just shaping bodies; they’re shaping futures. Vote for Miguel Gutiérrez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mike Reindeau Napa High marching band Napa High School Vote Mike Reindeau Because we have an excellent marching band Vote for Mike Reindeau Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mike Riendeau Instrumental Music Napa High School Vote Mike Riendeau Mr. Riendeau doesn't get enough credit for all of the extra work he puts in to making Napa High's music program so special. Music is often overlooked at Napa High, and Mr. Riendeau puts in an incredible amount of work to make sure his students get recognized. He goes above and beyond, for little reward. Mr. Riendeau deserves recognition for the immense amount of time, effort, and love that he puts into Instrumental Music at Napa High. Vote for Mike Riendeau Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mira Lane 1st Suisun Valley Elementary Vote Mira Lane Mrs. Lane is so kind and patient with her 1st graders Vote for Mira Lane Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Miranda Merino 9 Will c wood high school Vote Miranda Merino Miranda is an excellent teacher and participates with many school activities and. Clubs Vote for Miranda Merino Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mr. Guerra 3rd Sullivan Dual immersion Academy Vote Mr. Guerra He is really good teaching Maths, Geography and Spanish literature Vote for Mr. Guerra Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mrs Stuart Kinder KI Jones elementary Vote Mrs Stuart Excellent teacher. Provide resources to help your child. Sends reminders, any help needed she’s always on it. My student loves her Vote for Mrs Stuart Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mrs Stuart Kinder KI Jones elementary Vote Mrs Stuart Excellent teacher. Provide resources to help your child. Sends reminders, any help needed she’s always on it. My student loves her Vote for Mrs Stuart Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Mrs. Jeri Swanson 3rd Nelda Mundy Elementary School, Fairfield, CA 94534 Vote Mrs. Jeri Swanson She is a very caring, passionate teacher. She does pay individual attention to each student's challenges. Vote for Mrs. Jeri Swanson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ms Small 1st Suisun Elementary Vote Ms Small She is very patient, supportive and cares about her students. Vote for Ms Small Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ms. Kim Frigon 4th grase Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Ms. Kim Frigon According to my daughter, she is kind and strict. She cares for everyone and doesn’t get offended easily and she loves Harry Potter Vote for Ms. Kim Frigon Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ms. Meiko Smith Math 1 Napa High School Vote Ms. Meiko Smith Good teacher & helps students asking for help. Vote for Ms. Meiko Smith Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ms. Warren Kindergarten Loma vista elementary science academy Vote Ms. Warren She is the best teacher ever! Vote for Ms. Warren Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Naomi Simpson Special Education and Audition Dance Will C Wood High School Vote Naomi Simpson Naomi Simpson is a great teacher. She provides her kids with a loving and inclusive space and can always go to her. She knows how to treat her students with respect and care even when she might need to be stern. Ms. Simpson works with special education students and also directs and choreographs for WCW Sylvan Singers and the school musicals. She can handle a myriad of different situations with the utmost decisiveness, respect, and she always listens to her peers and students opinions no matter the situation. Thank you, Ms. Simpson Vote for Naomi Simpson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Navroop Purewal 4th Oakbrook Academy of Arts Vote Navroop Purewal He has inspired my son to love learning. She had him take the GATE test and he for the first year was accepted into the program. This has inspired him and has him more excited than ever to further his learning! Vote for Navroop Purewal Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Nicole Fisher Foods 7th & 8th Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Nicole Fisher She is a great teacher who really connects with students. She makes her classroom a safe space and she loves cooking. Mrs. Fisher is a very nice lady who is great with students and she really puts in the work to make the class enjoyable. Vote for Nicole Fisher Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Nikki McNelis Kindergarten K. I. Jones Vote Nikki McNelis She is an exceptional teacher. So kind, thoughtful, and patient with not only her students, but other children as well as their parents. Vote for Nikki McNelis Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Oren Rosenmann PE Psa Vote Oren Rosenmann Wonderful teacher always goes the extra mile. Vote for Oren Rosenmann Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Pam Brousseau LTIS Fairfield High School Vote Pam Brousseau Outstanding student support and positive attitude! Vote for Pam Brousseau Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Pam Fong P Math 3 Napa High Vote Pam Fong She helps me get my work done on time, I'm able to do all my homework during class and be done for the day :). Vote for Pam Fong Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Patty Raina Kindergarten Suisun Valley Vote Patty Raina Ms.Raina was the best kindergarten teacher and even though she is now retired she loves her job so much that she still comes back to teach. She is so patient and caring. Vote for Patty Raina Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Patty Raina Kindergarten Suisun Valley Vote Patty Raina Ms.Raina was the best kindergarten teacher and even though she is now retired she loves her job so much that she still comes back to teach. She is so patient and caring. Vote for Patty Raina Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Paul Gassner 11th grade U.S. History Napa high school Vote Paul Gassner Always engaged with his students allways doing his best for us and making sure we’re all doing good mentally and school wise Vote for Paul Gassner Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Paulette Hermon 4th Cleo Gordon Elementary Vote Paulette Hermon My grandnephew I have custody of has serious ups and downs. Sometimes I just don’t know what to do. I can really feel her love for him when we communicate. She’s never going to give up on him. As other teachers have before. She tries everyday and always has a smile on her face and a very positive attitude about him being successful. She gives me hope for my sweet boy. Vote for Paulette Hermon Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Pedro Lopez 6th Grade Green Valley Middle School Vote Pedro Lopez He is my daughter's favorite teacher and she loves that class Vote for Pedro Lopez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Peggy George HS Kimme Charter Academy Vote Peggy George Mrs. George is the best! She works so hard to make sure we are always learning and working up to our potential. She pours her heart into teaching and we are lucky to have her. Vote for Peggy George Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Phillip Nordin SECOND GRADE FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Vote Phillip Nordin He is very friendly and very very kind teacher. <br /> My son likes him. Vote for Phillip Nordin Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Phoenix Shackleford 5th Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Phoenix Shackleford Mr. Shack is great with the kids. Very patient and understanding. Vote for Phoenix Shackleford Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Pia Wilder 4 K.I. Jones Vote Pia Wilder Mrs. Wilder is an awesome and engaging teacher who loves to inspire her students with her n authenticity to lead by example and by meeting her students right where they are and building on each student’s natural ability. Vote for Pia Wilder Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rachel Bulris 6th Grade Alamo Elementary School Vote Rachel Bulris She's a really good mom and teacher Vote for Rachel Bulris Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rachel Jeriko Small 1st Grade Suisun Elementary School Vote Rachel Jeriko Small She is amazing with her students. She is passionate about ensuring that they achieve their goals, and she is kind and patient. Vote for Rachel Jeriko Small Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rachel Veenstra 8th, science teacher Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Rachel Veenstra She is very understanding and helpful. I love being in her class and I feel comfortable talking to her about my problems. Vote for Rachel Veenstra Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rachelle Sparks Kindergarten Sierra Vista Vote Rachelle Sparks Her kind approach to each child. I have watched my son explode with creativity and come home each day excited about his fun filled day. I see how all her students love the days they share with her. She truly takes on a huge role in these children's minds and she is some of their first big stepping stones in the education for their future. Vote for Rachelle Sparks Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ramsey Sek 8th Grade Science Teacher Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Ramsey Sek Because he is a very kind teacher and he deserves more respect than he is given. Vote for Ramsey Sek Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rebecca Schlafer Sixth grade Edwin Markham Elementary Vote Rebecca Schlafer They go above and beyond to make their kids feel seen and heard. She always looks for new process and techniques to engage the kids. Leading a female leadership class so the young women know they can do anything they put their minds to! Women can do anything men can! She gives herself every year to the school community! One of the best teachers I’ve had the pleasure to meet. Vote for Rebecca Schlafer Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Renee Cabrera Math Suisun Valley Elemanty school k-8 Vote Renee Cabrera Because she cares for us and is a good math teacher. Vote for Renee Cabrera Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Renee Gonzales 5th Grade Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Renee Gonzales Ms. Gonzales always goes above and beyond to really try and connect with her students. We are lucky to have her! Vote for Renee Gonzales Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Renee Yeasted TK Hemlock Elementary Vote Renee Yeasted Ms. Yeasted is an amazing TK teacher. She always puts her students first and makes learning fun. The children love coming to school everyday and are thriving because of her expertise. Vote for Renee Yeasted Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Robert Bonifacio World History Public Safety Academy Vote Robert Bonifacio He's good at teaching and his sassiness is like his trade mark. I always look forward to his classes first period. Vote for Robert Bonifacio Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Robert Kohl Environmental science and Biology Napa high school Vote Robert Kohl Mr. Kohl is a very smart man and knows so much about our environment. He shares his knowledge with students and works hard to teach us how to take care of the planet we live on Vote for Robert Kohl Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Robin Brennan 3rd Suisun Valley K-8 Vote Robin Brennan Msrs. Brennan is a great teacher, working well in the "little kid" to "big kid" transition year. Vote for Robin Brennan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Robin stoops 1 Crescent Vote Robin stoops I would like to nominate my sons teacher because I see her go above and beyond for every single student weather it’s before school during or after she is their for them. She makes sure everyone is included , she has excellent communication skills with me as the parent to let me know what my son lacks and how we can set a game plan to help him . She is the most absolute most caring teachers I’ve met Vote for Robin stoops Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ron Solomon Machine Shop Napa High School Vote Ron Solomon He is kind and is an excellent teacher, he really cares for each student. Vote for Ron Solomon Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ronald Berkson 3rd K.I. Jones Vote Ronald Berkson Mr. Berkson makes learning so much fun for his students, and he helps them achieve high expectations. He inspires them to be curious about the world around them. He is a gifted teacher who really cares about his studens. Vote for Ronald Berkson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rosalinda Hurtado Ethnic Studies Napa High School Vote Rosalinda Hurtado She has the absolute best relationship with every single one of her students, she always leaves her door open at all times of the day and students feel at home in her classroom. She does an amazing job at teaching her subject passionately and has fostered positive change throughout Napa High to represent the Latino population. I have never felt closer to a teacher or more supported through everything. She has such a beautiful soul and everyone that has taken her class can agree. She has made English-learner students feel at home in an entirely new environment, and helps students to understand their individual potential to be great. Vote for Rosalinda Hurtado Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Rosalynd Atherton 6th Cooper school Vote Rosalynd Atherton She is a great teacher. Vote for Rosalynd Atherton Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ross Peacock 10th grade history Vacaville High School Vote Ross Peacock Great teacher. Taught my son life lessons that are outside of normal curriculum but helped shape my son and teach him about becoming a good human! Love this teacher and the extra mile he went. Vote for Ross Peacock Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Ryan Price 11 and 12 English and AP Buckingham Charter High School Vote Ryan Price As a teacher's wife, I have seen how much my husband puts in to his students. He's been teaching 20 years. If you ask the kids at Buckingham, they will tell you how Mr. Price is their favorite teacher. He encourages them, engages them, and he makes learning fun. How do I know this? I can be at Starbucks, Target, you name it, and the students and their parents will go out of their way to let me know this. That's pretty incredible. Ryan was made to be a teacher; students will enroll in Buckingham just to have Mr. Price. Ryan has been participating in the Vocab Bowl with his students for years now and it's such a fun way to get kids involved in learning, and they actually love it. Students from all over the country cheer them on!!! Check him out on TikTok, Larry Lexicon! I'm so proud of my husband! Vote for Ryan Price Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sadie Leslie 1st Suisun Elementary Vote Sadie Leslie My student is no longer in her class and she still looks out and makes an impact on him and his education Vote for Sadie Leslie Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Samantha Dubs TK Alamo Elementary Vote Samantha Dubs Absolutely amazing teacher. Takes time to make each child feel special and has what they need! Vote for Samantha Dubs Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sana Syed First grade Dover Academy Vote Sana Syed Mrs Syed is such a caring and dedicated teacher towards her student. My son is in her class and he loves it. Not only has he learned so much already, she also gives each struggling student her undivided attention so they can thrive. Vote for Sana Syed Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sandra Ochoa Tap 1/2 Teacher Suisun Elementary School Vote Sandra Ochoa She works and supports our most vulnerable children with care and love that are hard to find. It is a special person to be able to teach children, especially those who need support. It has been an honor and privilege to not only watch my child but also them grow so much. Vote for Sandra Ochoa Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sandrine Munguia French Napa high school Vote Sandrine Munguia Amazing attitude always engaging with students and making the whole class feel welcome. She always has a smile on her face and does her best to teach everyday. Vote for Sandrine Munguia Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sara Laudiona directed studies Unidos middle school Vote Sara Laudiona Because she is always the sweetest teacher ever she cares for you she ask you all the time if you need help <br /> she is always there for Vote for Sara Laudiona Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Barnes Kindergarten Nelda Mundy Vote Sarah Barnes They have so much patience for there students Vote for Sarah Barnes Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Daly 2 Suisun valley k-8 Vote Sarah Daly Goes above and beyond regular curriculum, literally has carried a student in a cast on her back so she can attend a farm field trip, always finding ways to reach autistic students needs, personalizes handshakes with all students, her teaching truly makes a difference in children. Vote for Sarah Daly Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Denney Precalc Napa High School Vote Sarah Denney Shes a really sweet teacher. Shes always there for her students and she always does her best to better understand what the students needs are regarding there academic standing and their understanding of the unit. Vote for Sarah Denney Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Denney Financial algebra Napa High School Vote Sarah Denney I Feel like her teaching has had a bigger effect on my financial choices and my day to day choices. Vote for Sarah Denney Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Fischer Kindergarten Suisun Elementary School Vote Sarah Fischer She goes above and beyond to ensure her students needs are met! Vote for Sarah Fischer Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Houston 3rd Callison Elementary School Vote Sarah Houston Mrs Houston is an amazing teacher. So much love and dedication to her kids every year. To see how past students always come up and make it a point to check in with her is sweet Vote for Sarah Houston Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Huminski Science Harper Ellen Watkins Jr hig Vote Sarah Huminski She makes learning fun. She is enthusiastic. She participates in spirit week and gets her students involved. Vote for Sarah Huminski Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Ijames Biology, Teach, and APES Will C Wood Highschool Vote Sarah Ijames Ms Ijames runs my favorite class, she is very welcoming, friendly, and funny. She is my favorite teacher I've had so far, and I think she is many others' favorite too Vote for Sarah Ijames Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sarah Morris Kindergarten Laurel Creek Elementary Vote Sarah Morris Truly cares about the students and their success Vote for Sarah Morris Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Scott Heatwole AP European History Angelo Rodriguez High School Vote Scott Heatwole Mr. Heatwole is a dynamic teacher that brings energy and interest to learning. Students are always engaged and their knowledge cemented. Mr. Heatwole never forgets a student's name and looks out for each of them well beyond the year(s) they are in his classes. He's sharp and whitty and a history dynamo. RHS is lucky to have him! Vote for Scott Heatwole Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Scott Kostecka Chemistry Napa high Vote Scott Kostecka Very outstanding teacher always goes out of his way to make sure students are caught up and comfortable in class. Amazing work ethic and dedication to his students Vote for Scott Kostecka Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Scott Miller Music Rodriguez High School Vote Scott Miller Because my children both continue to use music in their lives. My son graduated high school because Me. Miller’s love and guidance Vote for Scott Miller Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sean Gregory Mathematics Napa High School Vote Sean Gregory Sean Gregory, a name that resonates with brilliance and kindness in the realm of mathematics. A young professor, whose intellect is only surpassed by his compassion for his students. His passion for mathematics is infectious, inspiring a love for the subject in those fortunate enough to be under his tutelage.<br /> <br /> His understanding of complex mathematical concepts is profound, yet he has the unique ability to distill these complexities into digestible insights. His lectures are not just about numbers and equations, they are a journey into the very fabric of the universe, guided by his deep knowledge and enthusiasm.<br /> <br /> Beyond his academic prowess, what truly sets Sean apart is his kind soul. He treats every student with respect and patience, always ready to lend a helping hand. He understands that mathematics can be daunting, and he’s always there to guide his students through their struggles, celebrating their triumphs as if they were his own.<br /> <br /> In the grand tapestry of academia, Sean Gregory shines brightly. His brilliance is not just in his understanding of mathematics, but in his ability to inspire, to guide, and to care. He is not just a professor, but a mentor, a beacon of light guiding his students towards the beauty of mathematics. His impact extends beyond the classroom, leaving a lasting impression on all who have the privilege of knowing him. Truly, Sean Gregory is a testament to the profound impact a dedicated and compassionate educator can have. His story is a reminder that in the world of education, the most important equation is not found in textbooks, but in the human heart. And it is there, in the hearts of his students, that Sean Gregory’s true brilliance lies. Vote for Sean Gregory Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Shadia Jones 4th K.I. Jones Elementary Vote Shadia Jones Because she was my best teacher in the school and she’s fun Vote for Shadia Jones Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Shannon Lovett 4th grade Crecent Elementary School Suiusn city Vote Shannon Lovett She’s been amazing with All the student guiding them as individuals and letting them know everyone is different and everyone is good at different things. Also to start on your vision of the future to they can have something to work towards. Vote for Shannon Lovett Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Shaquita Banks Transitional kindergarten teacher TC McDaniel Vote Shaquita Banks Because she’s the most kind, gentle, and humble person I know. She’s fantastic with everyone Vote for Shaquita Banks Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sharon Homich English 9 and 11 Will C. Wood Vote Sharon Homich Because she’s really good at what she does and she’s a very caring teacher. Vote for Sharon Homich Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Sharron Abin Spanish III HP, Spanish IV/AP Will C Wood Vote Sharron Abin she is so kind and awesome Vote for Sharron Abin Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Shawn Jordan 5th Orchard Elementary Vote Shawn Jordan She is unwavering in her love and commitment towards teaching her kids. Vote for Shawn Jordan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Shawn Sandahl Graphic design and Printing 9-12 Vintage High school Vote Shawn Sandahl Mr Sandahl goes above and beyond for his students teaching them work ethic and life skills. Vote for Shawn Sandahl Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Shawndrea Brown 3rd grade Fairview elementary school Vote Shawndrea Brown Has gone above and beyond for her students. Overall has been there for her students and makes sure they receive the education they need. Vote for Shawndrea Brown Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Stacia Symanski 3rd Grade Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Stacia Symanski I nominate Mrs. Symanski because she was the teacher who taught me how to stay on task. She may have seemed mean to many students, including me, but her strictness is what really helped me have self-control in the class, which was hard for me. Though she seems to convey unfair behavior, she is my all-time favorite teacher. Vote for Stacia Symanski Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Stacie Ryan 3rd Grade Cordelia Hills Elementary Vote Stacie Ryan Dr. Ryan recognizes that many third graders cannot sit still for long periods of time and will gather things that allow students to slightly fidget to tune in their focus and concentration on the teaching. She allows the students to be comfortable while they do their work. She also reminds them daily that the students will absolutely struggle because out of struggle, they learn and become better. And she also addresses issues head on and alerts the parents right away. Vote for Stacie Ryan Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Stephen Swarner Math Green Valley Middle School Vote Stephen Swarner They were a great teacher in 7th grade, one of my favorites, and now I have them for Logic Club Vote for Stephen Swarner Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Susan Kirker First Grade Crescent Elementary, Suisun City, CA Vote Susan Kirker She is an inspiration to other teachers, staff and students. She puts her whole heart into teaching the young while making sure they are learning, as she sets a positive example for all Vote for Susan Kirker Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Tamara Reed 7th Grade Science Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Tamara Reed She is an outstanding teacher! She makes learning the information so much fun, and she is extremely welcoming. Vote for Tamara Reed Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Taylor Coppa 1st Grade Dan O Root Vote Taylor Coppa The students love her and are excited for each new day. She is creative and lively. She shares her energy. She us open and honest with parents. Vote for Taylor Coppa Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Taylor Willis World History Napa High School Vote Taylor Willis she is a great and fun teacher Vote for Taylor Willis Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Taylor Willis 10th grade history Napa high Vote Taylor Willis Ms Willis is so easy to talk to about things, she always helps me with my homework and is always ready to help. She is nice, kind, and caring. She is my FAVORITE teacher and one of the best teachers to have! Vote for Taylor Willis Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Teresa Haun 1/2 combo Suisun elementary Vote Teresa Haun Ms. Haun makes learning so much fun. She takes the time to listen to us and keep us safe. I was afraid to read and speak in class but because of Ms.Haun I have the confidence to believe in myself and love reading to others. Vote for Teresa Haun Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Thomas Newman Jr Welding-CTE Armijo high Vote Thomas Newman Jr He is teaching these students a course that week help them in life. Vote for Thomas Newman Jr Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Tim Smith 5th K.I. Jones Vote Tim Smith Best teacher Vote for Tim Smith Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Todd Pridy US History, AP Government and Politics, and Honors Economics Napa High School Vote Todd Pridy Mr. Pridy is clearly super passionate about what he’s teaching, and he makes learning about subjects I normally wouldn’t find very interesting, such as economics, enjoyable and not hard to understand. Vote for Todd Pridy Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Tom Sprague 4th Grade KI Jones Elementary Vote Tom Sprague Mr. Sprague was the best 4th-grade teacher I ever had. He is nice and understanding when you don't quite know something and need help. He is outstanding with his work and helped me get on through 4th grade and prepare for the 5th. Even now in 6th grade, I still use his methods to help me with my work and others. Vote for Tom Sprague Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Twila Jackson 9th Grade Biology Will C Wood High School Vote Twila Jackson Ms. Jackson is a great teacher and has made biology so much more enjoyable for me. She has a good relationship with her students and is very understanding. She is so sweet and so friendly and I really think she deserves this $5000. Vote for Twila Jackson Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Tyler Ramos Kindergarten Suisun Elementary Vote Tyler Ramos Patience and working with my daughter as she struggled with some behavioral issues. She always kept us informed and worked with us to help my daughter during a trying time. Vote for Tyler Ramos Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Valerie Antony Kindergarten Dan O Root Health and Wellness Academy Vote Valerie Antony She is a very dedicated and passionate teacher. All her students from the past and current learn a lot from her. She plays a big part on her student's wellbeing and development to get them ready for elementary. My daughter loves her so much that she still miss her. She is definitely a great asset of Dan O Root! Vote for Valerie Antony Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Valerie Felicity Frizzle Elementary Walkerville Elementary School Vote Valerie Felicity Frizzle Ms.Frizzle is the best teacher and her classes are engaging. I love our field trips in her magic school bus and I feel like I understand photosynthesis much better after Phoebe turned into a beanstalk for our school play. Science makes so much more sense with her as my teacher! Vote for Valerie Felicity Frizzle Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Wayland Lee 8th Grade Science Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Wayland Lee Best teacher, best class Vote for Wayland Lee Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Wendy Brasher Art Willis Jepson Middle School Vote Wendy Brasher She's a great teacher and she's super fun. Vote for Wendy Brasher Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Wendy Madueno 8 B Gale Wilson Fairfield California Vote Wendy Madueno She is an excellent teacher and very kind. Vote for Wendy Madueno Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Wendy Nichols History Ernest Kimmie Charter Academy Vote Wendy Nichols Because she is an amazing teacher who deeply cares about her students and really puts a lot of effort into making sure her students are prepared for the future. Ms. Nichols has truly inspired me as a student and as a human being. Vote for Wendy Nichols Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Yolanda Lara-Martinez 1st Grade Sullivan Language Immersion Academy Vote Yolanda Lara-Martinez She is absolutely amazing, compassionate, caring and goes out of her way for her students! Vote for Yolanda Lara-Martinez Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!
Zhane’ Garlington 5th Grade Laurel Creek Elementary Vote Zhane’ Garlington She really wants to see the best out of her students. She's a first year teacher who has really dedicated her time to being the best teacher she can be for her students. Vote for Zhane’ Garlington Thanks for voting, come back in 24 hours and vote again!