SAN JOSE, CA – Every year, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) nominates three teachers, one for every 5,000 teachers working in the region, to represent the county at the State Teacher of the Year competition.
All three State Teacher of the Year Nominees will be recognized at the 48th Annual Teacher Recognition Celebration on September 14, hosted by the SCCOE.
The California Department of Education will make their final selection for State Teacher of the Year in October.
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The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a regional service agency that provides instructional and business services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The SCCOE serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs, migrant education, and Opportunity Youth Academy. The Office also provides curriculum support, staff development, and technology support and training directly to teachers and staff in schools countywide.
The annual Teacher Recognition Celebration is co-sponsored by Texas Instruments and the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union, with support from Santa Clara County School Boards Association, Sixth District PTA, and other local businesses.