Personnel Support Services

Tracy Hogarth, Associate Superintendent

PUSD Teachers of the Year by Site

Poway Unified School District
2015-16 School Site Teachers of the Year

2015-16 PUSD Teachers of Year | press release

This is a list of all PUSD 2015-2016 school site Teachers of the Year. All of these finalists are outstanding candidates, representative of the high caliber of professionalism and commitment that is characteristic of Poway Unified School District teachers.




Theresa Abueg Willow Grove Elementary School 2nd Grade
Hala Bushra Creekside Elementary School 5th Grade
David Carmichael Bernardo Heights Middle School 8th Grade Science
Jebette Caterina Abraxas High School High School English
Megan Clark Stone Ranch Elementary School 1st Grade
Hilary Cuevas-Balanon Del Sur Elementary School 4th Grade
Debbie Cunningham Turtleback Elementary School 3rd Grade
Scott Currie Mt. Carmel High School English
Erik Elderson Pomerado Elementary School 5th Grade
Christina Glady Chaparral Elementary School  1st/2nd Multiage
Dena Glynn* Tierra Bonita Elementary School 4th/ 5th Grade
Gail Graves Deer Canyon Elementary School  K/1st
Nicole Hanley Morning Creek Elementary School 5th Grade
Christine Hatch Sundance Elementary School 3rd Grade
Courtney Jennings* Shoal Creek Elementary School 2nd Grade
Kelly Kangas Mesa Verde Middle School 8th Grade Humanities Yearbook
Jennifer Kitelinger Del Norte High School 9-12/Instrumental Music
Katie Krumenacker Adobe Bluffs Elementary School 4th Grade
Helen Leigh Westwood Elementary School 3rd Grade
Naomi Lesberg Adult and Alternative Education  Art Teacher
Sue Martin Garden Road Elementary School Preschool Teacher
Mary Martineau Poway High School  9-12 Agriculture
Mikki Matautia Twin Peaks Middle School  6th Grade Social Studies, AVID Coordinator & Elective Teacher
Paul Messerle* Rancho Bernardo High School  9-12 Art
Nancy Moiseve Midland Elementary School 2nd Grade
Nam Ngo Sunset Hills Elementary School 5th Grade
Efren Pantaleon Valley Elementary School 4th Grade
Shannon Parker Westview High School 9-12 ASB & Dance
Michael Peck Black Mountain Middle School 6-8 Special Ed Resource Specialist
Dan Romanowski; Monterey Ridge Elementary School   3rd Grade
Patrick Sheehan Oak Valley Middle School Physical Education
Teri Thomas Highland Ranch Elementary 4th Grade
Diane Weigel Meadowbrook Middle School 7th/ 8th Physical Education
Arlene Yamane Los Penasquitos Elementary School K-5 RSP

* PUSD’s Teacher of the Year


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