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Congratulations to Capo Unified’s 2014 Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to the 2014 Capistrano Unified School District Teachers of the Year!  From CUSD:

Karen Gauthier, the National Board Certified Teacher from Chaparral Elementary School; Yeon Choi, the award-winning orchestra teacher at Niguel Hills Middle School; and Anthony Tubbs, the science teacher and sports coach at Tesoro High School, received notification of the honor during surprise announcements in front of their students, colleagues, and family members.

Gauthier, Choi, and Tubbs were selected from winners at 56 school sites and programs. The District winners will be recognized at the annual Teacher of the Year Celebration at Soka University in Aliso Viejo on Tuesday, April 22. The trio will represent CUSD in the 2014 Orange County Department of Education Teachers of the Year program.

More information about these great teachers is available here.  And while we are at it, a big thank you to all of Capistrano Unified’s 2,200 teachers who work hard every day for our kids.

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