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
Hala Bushra Creekside Elementary School
David Carmichael Bernardo Heights Middle School
Jebette Caterina Abraxas High School
Megan Clark Stone Ranch Elementary School
Hilary Cuevas-Balanon Del Sur Elementary School
Debbie Cunningham Turtleback Elementary School
Scott Currie Mt. Carmel High School
Erik Elderson Pomerado Elementary School
Christina Glady Chaparral Elementary School
Dena Glynn* Tierra Bonita Elementary School
Gail Graves Deer Canyon Elementary School
Nicole Hanley Morning Creek Elementary School
Christine Hatch Sundance Elementary School
Courtney Jennings* Shoal Creek Elementary School
Kelly Kangas Mesa Verde Middle School
Jennifer Kitelinger Del Norte High School
Katie Krumenacker Adobe Bluffs Elementary School
Helen Leigh Westwood Elementary School
Naomi Lesberg Adult and Alternative Education
Sue Martin Garden Road Elementary School
Mary Martineau Poway High School
Mikki Matautia Twin Peaks Middle School
Paul Messerle* Rancho Bernardo High School
Nancy Moiseve Midland Elementary School
Nam Ngo Sunset Hills Elementary School
Efren Pantaleon Valley Elementary School
Shannon Parker Westview High School
Michael Peck Black Mountain Middle School
Dan Romanowski; Monterey Ridge Elementary School 
Patrick Sheehan Oak Valley Middle School
Teri Thomas Highland Ranch Elementary
Diane Weigel Meadowbrook Middle School
Arlene Yamane Los Penasquitos Elementary School

* PUSD’s Teacher of the Year


The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

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