More than 50 teachers from elementary, middle and high schools throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will be honored for their work and dedication during theSanta Clarita Valley Education Foundation’s annual Teacher Tribute Event.Teachers from all five local school districts will be honored at the April 24 event for their outstanding service and contributions in the classroom, and their roles in promoting excellence in public education.“Each school district does their own selection process, but with the overall theme in mind that these are the top teachers,” said Jackie Hartmann, executive director of the SCV Education Foundation. “These are teachers that demonstrate leadership and commitment to grow professionally and help other teachers to grow, and inspire other students and teachers to achieve excellence.”Honorees are also recognized for their displays exemplary professionalism, creation of effective student learning environments, engagement and support of student learning and passion to help all children.“They’re essentially the teacher of the year for their school,” Hartmann said. “Each district keeps those general themes in mind and all with the goal of promoting excellence in public education.”This year, the Teacher Tribute event will be at a new venue, The Canyon Club, located at the Valencia Town Center.“We’re excited about in the new venue and the new space, it changes the dynamics a bit. It fits perfect with our theme which is Celebrating Our Educational Rock Stars,” Hartmann said. “I think it’s one of the first community events that have been held in the space so we’re excited to help introduce them to the educators in the valley.”Teacher honorees will also receive a special themed plaque and a swag bag full of goodies from vendors and local businesses.The SCV Education Foundation Teacher Tribute event will be held April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Canyon Club, located at 24201 Valencia Blvd #1351.
2018 SCV Education Foundation Teacher Tribute Honorees