A Salute to Teachers

 

A collaborative celebration of Santa Barbara County’s finest teachers. Presented by the Santa Barbara County Education Office and Cox Communications, A Salute to Teachers is the premier teacher recognition event honoring teachers countywide.



~ 2019 A Salute to Teachers ~

Honorees:

2020 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year:

Michele Frantz

Joe Nightingale School, Orcutt Union School District

 

2020 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year:

Bree Jansen

Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

 

2020 Santa Barbara County Distinguished Mentors:

To be announced, Fall 2019

 

2020 Santa Barbara County Distinguished New Educators:

To be announced, Fall 2019

 


~ 2019 A Salute to Teachers Sponsors ~

We appreciate our sponsors who enthusiastically support the Salute Honorees and our local schools.

~FOUNDING SPONSOR~


~VALEDICTORIAN SPONSORS~

Additional Valedictorian Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~SALUTATORIAN SPONSOR~

Additional Salutatorian Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~HONOR ROLL SPONSORS~

Additional Honor Roll Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~TEACHER’S PET SPONSORS~

Additional Teacher’s Pet Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~OTHER SPONSORS~

Additional Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~SPECIAL THANKS~


Previous A Salute to Teachers Events:



~ 2018 A Salute to Teachers ~

Scroll down to learn more about each of the 2018 A Salute to Teachers Honorees

Please click HERE to view photos of the 2018 event on Facebook.

Please click HERE to view high resolution photos of the 2018 event.

Please click HERE to view video segments of the Honorees.

2019 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year:

Mandi de Witte

Carpinteria High School, Carpinteria Unified School District

Click photo to learn more about Mandi.

 

2019 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year:

Aniela Hoffman

Arellanes Jr. High School, Santa Maria-Bonita School District

Click photo to learn more about Aniela.

2019 Santa Barbara County Distinguished Mentors:

Stephanie Gogonis, Santa Ynez Valley Special Education Consortium. Click photo to learn more about Stephanie.

Robin Ilac, Kermit McKenzie Intermediate School. Click photo to learn more about Robin.

Toni Joi Roberts, Santa Ynez School. Click photo to learn more about Toni.

2019 Santa Barbara County Distinguished New Educators:

Katie Lynn Furden, Franklin Elementary School. Click photo to learn more about Katie.

Andy Osiadacz, Dos Pueblos High School. Click photo to learn more about Andy.

Jacob West, Leonora Fillmore School. Click photo to learn more about Jacob.



~ 2018 A Salute to Teachers Sponsors ~

We are grateful to our sponsors who enthusiastically support the Salute Honorees and our local schools.

~FOUNDING SPONSOR~


~VALEDICTORIAN SPONSORS~


~SALUTATORIAN SPONSOR~

Additional Salutatorian Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~HONOR ROLL SPONSORS~

Additional Honor Roll Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~TEACHER’S PET SPONSORS~

Additional Teacher’s Pet Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~OTHER SPONSORS~

Additional Sponsorships are available. Please contact us for details about how you can be a sponsor.


~SPECIAL THANKS~



2017 A Salute to Teachers

2017 A Salute to Teachers Honorees: LtoR, Kelly Keene, Chris Petrone, Ashley Winchester (accepting for Denise Stevens), Jennifer Cline, Desiree Hitch, Jani Lindberg, Kevin O’Hara, and Garson Olivieri

Our Photos from the 2017 event can be found HERE, and photos from the 2016 event can be seen HERE.

~ 2017 Honorees ~

2018 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year:

Jennifer Cline

Oak Valley School

Click the photo to learn more about Jennifer.

2018 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year:

Garson Olivieri

Cabrillo High School

Click the photo to learn more about Garson.

2018 Santa Barbara County Distinguished New Educators:

Desiree Hitch, Ernest Righetti High School. Click the photo to learn more about Desiree

Kelly Keene, San Marcos High School. Click the photo to learn more about Kelly.

Jani Lindberg, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Special Education Consortium. Click photo to learn more about Jani.

2018 Santa Barbara County Distinguished Mentors:

Chris Petrone, Manzanita Public Charter School. Click the photo to learn more about Christine.

Kevin O’Hara, Carpinteria Middle School. Click the photo to learn more about Kevin.

Denise Stevens, Rice Elementary School. Click the photo to learn more about Denise.


~ 2017 Sponsors ~

~FOUNDING SPONSOR~

~VALEDICTORIAN SPONSORS~

~SALUTATORIAN SPONSOR~

~HONOR ROLL SPONSORS~

~TEACHERS PET SPONSORS~

~ADDITIONAL SPONSORS~


Highlights from the 2016 A Salute to Teachers event

2016 A Salute to Teachers Honorees

2015 A Salute to Teachers Honorees

Watch the 2016 Ad

For more information contact: teachersnetwork@sbceo.org or call (805) 964-4710 ext. 5277