The 2017 Honorees

The 2017 Honorees are:

Photograph of Dr. Joan S. Bissell

 

Dr. Joan S. Bissell
Director, Teacher Education & Public School Programs
CSU Chancellor’s Office
Distinguished Educator Award

 

 

Photograph of Dr. Keith Curry

 

 

Dr. Keith Curry
President Compton College
Chief Executive Officer, Compton Community College District
Distinguished Educator Award

 

 

 

Photograph of Dr. Debra Duardo

 

 

Dr. Debra Duardo
Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools
Board Chair, National Dropout Prevention Network
Distinguished Educator Award

 

 

Photograph of Dr. Martin Epstein

 

Dr. Martin Epstein
Professor Emeriti
Department of Physics and Astronomy
College of Natural & Social Sciences
Cal State LA
Distinguished Service Award

 

 

Photograph of Dr. William Taylor

 

Dr. William Taylor
Professor Emeriti
Department of Physics and Astronomy
College of Natural & Social Sciences
Cal State LA
Distinguished Service Award

 

 

Photograph of Mrs. Priscilla Lizárraga

 

 

Mrs. Priscilla Lizárraga
Senior Vice President, TELACU Communications Group
Executive Producer, Annual “Building the Dream” Gala
Distinguished Community Service Award

 

 

 

 

Photograph of Ms. Isa-Kae Meksin

 

Ms. Isa-Kae Meksin
Retired teacher
Specializing in work with the disabled and visually impaired
Norwalk-Los Angeles Mirada School District
Distinguished Educator Award

 

Photograph of Ms. Joyce Wang

 

Ms. Joyce Wang
Teacher
City Terrace Elementary School
Founder LAUSD Mandarin Immersion Program
Distinguished Educator Award