News Release| Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year; Cal State L.A.


3 CSULA alums selected as
2010-11 top school teachers

Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year announced

Los Angeles, CA —

Reflecting the University’s success in preparing and producing
outstanding educators, three Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year
for 2010-11
are graduates of
California State University, Los

The CSULA alumni named among
the “Sweet 16”—as outstanding educators who have been serving with
“praiseworthy distinction,” according to Los Angeles County Interim
Superintendent of Schools Jon R. Gundry—are:

Kelsey Brown

(M.A., 2002)

Holly Avenue
Elementary School, 5th Grade; Arcadia Unified School District; Pasadena

Brian Morita

(B.A., 2000)

El Sereno
High School, 6th Grade; Los Angeles Unified School District; Downey

Tina Repetti

(B.A., 1989)

School, Kindergarten; Pasadena Unified School District; Pasadena

For the
honorees’ photos, videos and short bios:


According to the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE), the
L.A. County Teachers of the Year represent the profession’s “best of the
best” in the state’s largest honors competition for K-12 educators.
Judged as the county’s top public school teachers for the academic year,
the LACOE described the honorees as “standard-bearers for the teaching
profession and their 80,000 classroom colleagues countywide.”

The L.A.
County Teachers of the Year Program is the largest local competition in
the state and nation, and is part of the oldest and most prestigious
honors contest in the U.S. for K-12 public school teachers. 

2010-11 Teachers of the Year press release:

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