Diamond Bar instructor Sandra Davis named one of 16 teachers of year in Los Angeles County

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,”
Delgado said.

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.