Sandra Davis teaches peer counseling at Diamond Bar High School. Now her
peers have selected Davis as one of 16 winners in the 2012-13 Los Angeles County
Teachers of the Year competition.
The English instructor was named “best of the best” in California’s largest
honors competition for K-12 educators.
The “Sweet 16″ were presented by Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools
Arturo Delgado. Each instructor received $1,000 from the California Credit
Union, the program’s main sponsor.
“These are dedicated women and men who everyday make the most of a precious
opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of their students,”
Judged as the top public school teachers, they represent more than 76,000
classroom colleagues countywide.
Davis is a veteran teacher with 25 years of experience. She has taught at
Diamond Bar High for more than a decade.
“For me there can be no greater professional accomplishment than to have made
a meaningful difference in my students’ lives,” Davis said.
The annual event that aims to spotlight excellence in teaching and recognize
highly effective and dedicated K-12 public school teachers.
Read more in Rich Irwin’s story DAVIS.