A Salute to Teachers
November 6, 2021, 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. Join us via LIVE STREAM at: tinyurl.com/salutesb. Click HERE for the event program.
2021 A Salute to Teachers Sponsors:
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