Oakland Unified School District’s Teachers of the Year

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The Oakland Unified School District has announced its “Teachers of the Year.” 

And for the first time, they’re hailing not just one or two teachers – but three of them! 

All three are being honored for their leadership and innovative teaching methods. 

Micaela Morse teaches Kindergarten at International Community Elementary. It’s an English-Spanish immersion program which Micaela helped design. She’s described as calm – even in the midst of unexpected chaos. 

At United for Success middle school, Cassandra Chen teaches 6th-grade math and science and 8th-grade algebra. She’s applauded for pushing herself and others towards continuous improvement.

At Oakland Technical High, Jah-Yee Woo teaches 11th-grade English and U.S. History. She helped to establish a Humanities curriculum. He’s described as making her hard work appear effortless.

Click here to nominate a teacher you think deserves to be KRON4’s Teacher of the Week! 

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