Carpinteria Community Awards Gala – April 1 Honoring Educators of the Year

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Congratulations to two outstanding educators who have made a significant impact on their students, colleagues, and the school community as a whole. They will be honored at the Carpinteria Community Awards Gala on Saturday, April 1.

Matthew McPherson is a Special Education teacher at Aliso Elementary School. He has been working in Special Education for 7 years and has worked with students across all grade levels with a special focus on social-emotional well-being and mental health.

Jennifer Foster, a math teacher at Carpinteria Middle School, continues her legacy nearly 10 years later after being awarded Carpinteria Teacher of the Year in 2014. She is the Math Department Chair and leads the math teachers in designing engaging lessons and analyzing student assessment data.

Read more about all honorees here. The gala will include a social hour, dinner, and awards program.