Dr. George Herrera, principal at Villacorta Elementary School, is preparing his school for its first year in the ART of TEACHING fellowship program. But his work as a leader and principal over the last three years has earned him district-wide recognition this year. The Rowland Unified School District has named Dr. George Herrera the District […]
Principal Rudy Gonzalez Named Norwalk La Mirada Unified School District 2019 Administrator of the Year
Rudy Gonzalez, Principal of Morrison Elementary School in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, never planned on leading a school that had been awarded the prestigious California Distinguished School Award three times in one decade (2008, 2012, 2018). In fact as a financial analyst and financial consultant, teaching had never crossed his mind until he […]
Implementing meaningful technology in a classroom and throughout a school to provide opportunities for students to communicate, create, collaborate, and/or code, is no easy or cheap task. For Principal Dr. Damita Myers-Miller at Jackie Robinson Academy, this is one of many issues that she, along with other countless administrators, in public schools face in the […]
Jacki Teschke, a principal in the Cypress School District and Cotsen alumna, describes how her ART of TEACHING experience has prepared her and her school for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
By Cotsen Staff, Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING — Former Billy Mitchell Elementary principal Lucia Karaptian talks about the difference Cotsen teachers have made and how they are helping other teachers at Billy Mitchell reach for excellence.