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Humboldt County Office of Education: Teacher of the Year Award

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Teacher of the Year Award

Each year, one recipient of the Excellence in Teaching award is chosen as Humboldt County’s Teacher of the Year. The honoree is recognized by the Board of Education, and has a chance to vie for the California State Teacher of the Year.

2021 Humboldt County Teacher of the Year

Photo of Diane BlanchardDiane Blanchard
Kindergarten Teacher
Pine Hill School

“Diane keeps a calm presence while interacting with students and teaching in the classroom. She has a natural instinct how to talk with students to help them calm down and to help students solve problems.”

— Nicole Folger
Colleage, Pine Hill School