‘Teachers of the Year’ From Local Schools

By EGP News Service

A teacher at Franklin High School in Highland Park and a teacher from Esteban Torres High school in East Los Angeles are among the 17 teachers chosen by the Los Angeles Unified School District to receive the LAUSD’s Teacher of the Year (TOY) award, given for superior and creative teaching, according to the district.

The winners include Franklin High School teacher Samuel C. Kullens and Esteban Torres High School teacher Luis E. Machuca.

Samuel C. Kullens has been at Franklin for 9 years and teaches AP U.S. History. Luis E. Machuca has been teaching special education at the Social Justice Leadership Academy at Torres since the school opened two years ago.

“Congratulations to our exemplary and dedicated LAUSD TOY winners,” said Superintendent John E. Deasy in a press release. “These scholars of education represent the best of the best in the LAUSD.”

The 17 teachers selected for the award qualify for the 2012-2013 L.A. County Teachers of the Year competition.

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June 14, 2012  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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