Humboldt County Office of Education: Excellence in Teaching Award

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Awarded by the Humboldt County Superintendent of Schools and the Board of Education to recognize and appreciate credentialed classroom teachers in our schools who have gained the respect and admiration of their fellow teachers for their dedication, enthusiasm, and professional standards and who, by their exemplary careers, have served as role models to students, our teachers of the future.

This program honors Humboldt County credentialed transitional kindergarten through 12th grade classroom teachers who have shown personal qualities and professional expertise indicative of an exceptional teacher. Nominees must:

  • Hold a California teaching credential and have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience
  • Possess outstanding skills in the areas of classroom management, subject matter content, teaching strategies, and student motivation

2022 Honorees

The 2022 Excellence in Teaching and Jean Olson Award Winners

Left to right: Andrea Butler-Crosby, Tim Clewell, Angela Burkhart, Jana Reveles, Julie Smith (Jean Olson Award Winner), Jen Code, Amy Chastain, Pam Zana (Jean Olson Award Winner), Superintendent Michael Davies-Hughes. Not pictured: Jamie Lommori