October 12, 2007

San Leandro's Teacher of the Year Honored at Annual Event

Chuck Leming, a math teacher at John Muir Middle School, was honored as San Leandro's Teacher of the Year at an annual event held on October 11, 2007, at CSU East Bay. Leming was one of 17 teachers honored at Alameda County Office of Education's 18th Annual Teacher of the Year Ceremony.

Leming, the AVID Coordinator at John Muir Middle School, was also honored at the June 19, 2007, meeting of the San Leandro School Board. Leming has been teaching since 1984.

Not every kid gets that education is important to him or her today in anticipation of a lifetime of learning and achieving. If I can foster a love of learning by packaging it with loving to be in my classroom one hour a day, with letting them be a part of my life and my being part of their lives, I have truly fulfilled my role as a teacher. --Chuck Leming

All honorees received a cash award of $380, a commemorative crystal bowl engraved with their name, $70 of school supplies from Office Depot, a $25 gift certificate to Lakeshore Learning Materials and a family membership to the East Bay Regional Park District.

Linda Lamoureux of Livermore High School and Juliana Eileen Jones of Montera Middle School in Oakland were selected as the Alameda County Teachers of the Year and will compete to be selected as California Teacher of the Year.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at October 12, 2007 11:50 AM | TrackBack
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