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PAEA Excellence in Education Awards


PAEA Awards Night 2019


PAEA Awards Night 2018


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Palo Alto Educators Association 2019 Palo Alto Excellence in Education Awards

Award Categories

* Leadership – Leading and Supporting Educators

This award goes to an Education leader who has demonstrated an excellence in supporting teachers and is seen as a leader

amongst his/her peers.


* Creativity – Unique Lesson Planning ~ Student Engagement

This award goes to an Educator who exemplifies creative lesson planning in order to engage students and make learning

come "alive" for students. 


* Inspirational Teaching ~ Inspirational and Encouraging

This award goes to an Educator who has inspired students and encourages them to achieve and excel. 


* Making a Change ~ Student Advocacy

This award goes to an Educator who has made a difference in the lives of students; by advocating on their behalf. 


* Green Apple ~ Honoring Teachers that are NEW to the Profession

This award goes to an Educator who is in their First Year(s) of teaching who demonstrates a dedication to the



* Golden Apple ~ Honoring a Teacher with 25 plus years of Service 

This award goes to a Veteran Educator who has dedicated themselves to the students of PAUSD with 25 or more years of



* Substitute Teacher ~ Honoring a Substitute Teacher

This award goes to the Educator who does an outstanding job working in our classrooms in our absence.


* Classified Educator ~ Honoring an Outstanding Classified Employee 

This award goes to the Education Support Personnel whose talents contribute to the positive environment of our schools.


* Administrator ~ Honoring an Outstanding Administrator at a School Site 

This award goes to an Administrator who supports and encourages educators to be the best they can be.


* District Office ~ Honoring an outstanding educator at the District Level

This award goes to a district employee who recognizes and celebrates the work of district educators.


* Parent ~ Honoring a Parent that is Devoted to Education 

This award goes to a Parent who is devoted to Education and making a difference in the life of teachers.







Corey at the 2018 Awards Night