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.
4th/5th Grade Teacher
Orleanes Elementary School
““Andrea is dedicated to and has a deep connection to our Native American and non-Native people. Ms. Butler is one of our greatest role models and community treasures.”
— Lisa Morehead-Hillman
Karuk Tribe Education Committee