A Salute to Teachers - November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
A Salute to Teachers is Santa Barbara County's premier teacher recognition event. Supported by committed business partners, the gala celebrates our county's finest educators, including Distinguished New Educators and Mentors, Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year, and the Teacher of the Year award winners. Contact us if you are interested in sponsoring or attending the event: SBCEO Teachers Network firstname.lastname@example.org, (805) 964-4711 ext. 5277
2022 A Salute to Teachers Sponsors:
2022 A Salute to Teachers Honorees:
2023 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year
Santa Barbara County Education Office, Special Education Regional Program (DHH) at Ralph Dunlap School, Orcutt Union School District
Learn more about Joanna HERE.
2023 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year
Cabrillo High School, Lompoc Unified School District
Learn more about Jennifer HERE.
The 2023 Distinguished Mentor and Distinguished New Educator Award winners have not yet been selected.
Check back to see who will be celebrated on November 5, 2022.
2021 A Salute to Teachers Honorees:
2022 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year
Alisyn Said Blanton, Miguelito School, Lompoc Unified School District
2021 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year
Frank Koroshec, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
2022 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year
Josie Coburn, Music Teacher, Orcutt Union School District
2021 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the Year
Elizabeth Caruso, Monroe Elementary School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
2021-22 Distinguished Mentors
Lorena Armstrong, Mary Buren School, Guadalupe Union School District
Riccardo Magni, Pioneer Valley High School, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
Melissa Woods, Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
2021-22 Distinguished New Educators
Samantha Ayala, La Honda STEAM Academy, Lompoc Unified School District
TJ Berry, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
Christina Peña Eckert, Carpinteria Middle School, Carpinteria Unified School District
To learn more contact the SBCEO Teachers Network via EMAIL or call (805) 964-4711.
Click HERE for photos of our 2019 event