“Jill Riley is an incredible educator who works tirelessly for ALL her students. She provides all levels of students with the opportunity to grow and thrive,” stated William Lynch, Principal at Ladera Vista Junior High School of the Arts.
This award is granted to a teacher who exemplifies educational excellence and has made significant efforts to implement elements of educational reform. The California League of Schools Educator of the Year award is given annually to California elementary, middle, and high school educators who exemplify educational excellence. As the nominee selected to represent Region 11, which includes Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Ms. Riley will subsequently be honored at the California League of Schools Middle-level and Teaching with Technology Conferences to be held in Sacramento, California in March. At this conference, Ms. Riley will be competing for the California League of Schools Educator of the Year.
The Fullerton School District is located in northern Orange County, California and serves just under 13,000 students in grades TK – 8th. The Fullerton School District includes 20 schools, 15 elementary schools, two K-8th grade schools, and three middle schools.