Teachers of Excellence!



Juanita Ramirez-

Elementary Teacher

"Growing up as an English Learner , she chose to focus her career on the very students she knows and understands, ELs....[As a Literacy Specialist and Literacy Coach] she models all learning strategies and is an advocate for classroom teachers… [making] a substantial difference in the lives of students, parents, and teachers."

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Whitney Kelley

Secondary Teacher

"She has worked with students across the entire spectrum of needs, from our most struggling to our most highly gifted and advanced students. Her dedication and passion for ensuring that all students grow and develop a love for literacy is evident in her daily work. She brings a high level of teaching skills everyday, every class period."

Do you know a Teacher of Excellence?


Ideal candidates demonstrate a dedication to innovative English/Language Arts instruction and a commitment to guiding all students to finding their voices through literature and composition.


Nominate a deserving teacher today! Nominations are due March 20th. Click the form to nominate someone today!