Educators of the Year

  • The Lake County Office of Education participates in the Califorina Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program.

    We are proud of our Lake County teachers, and the innovative and exciting work they do with our students.

    Congratulations to Erica Boomer, Upper Lake High School Teacher, for receiving the Carlston Family Foundation’s Outstanding Teacher of America Award.

    This year's Lake County Teacher of the year is Michelle Mackey, 6th Grade Teacher at Minnie Cannon Elementary in the Middletown Unified School District.

    District Teachers of the Year include:

    • James Wenckus | Resource Teacher | Kelseyville High School | Kelseyville Unified School District
    • Andrea Pullman | Instructional Coach |Burns Valley School | Konocti Unified School District
    • Jodi Mansell |  Instructional Coach | Lakeport Elementary | Lakeport Unified School District
    • Stella Winckler | 1st Grade Teacher | Lucerne Elementary School | Lucerne Elementary Unified School District
    • Angel Hayenga | English Teacher | Upper Lake High School | Upper Lake Unified School District



  • Jill Ruzicka
    Director of Communications and Government Affairs
    (707) 262-4133