Monica Galvan infuses her classroom with joy and excitement, instilling a love of learning in all her students.
Ms. Urzua is dedicated to her students both within the classroom, where she addresses “the academic and the personal challenges” her students face and beyond.
Ms. Yip teaches first and second grade at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary where she has worked for 17 years. Talk about a commitment to education!
Mr. Anders teaches 9th and 12th grade English at Mission High School and collaborated with us this year for the Young Author’s Book Project.
As one of his students says, “Mr. Weis puts his heart, feet, and legs into his job.” (He uses puppetry, art, music, and theater to bring concepts to life for his students.)
One of her students says that Ms. Benefiel “always wants the best from you. Thank you for always pushing me to be the best. Thank you for never giving up on me.”
As one of her students said, “Mrs. Reed taught us how to make books that teach people how to do things. It makes me feel happy.”
Ms. Martinez is a kindergarten teacher at Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, and the creator of "Chicken & ABC’s," a CD that teaches a variety of topics.
Mr. Lara, or Maestro Frank, as he is known to his students, is a fourth grade teacher at Buena Vista Horace Mann School, a bilingual K-8 school in the Mission.
One of her students praised her ability to challenge them, saying, "I know I wasn't one of your straight A students, but I tried my best."
One parent describes as her as a “triple threat” educator: energetic and astounding in the classroom, responsive and communicative with parents, and attentive to her stu…
After having Mr. Weis as a teacher, “I began to love math more and more until I reached the extent of math being my life.”