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Teacher of the Year

The Lake County Office of Education participates in the California 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.

The 2024 Lake County Teacher of the year was Jenni Ingram, Band Teacher at Terrace Middle School and Clear Lake High School for the Lakeport Unified School District.

2024 District Teachers of the Year include

  • Heather Koschik | Agricultural Science Teacher | Kelseyville High School | Kelseyville Unified School District
  • Jenny Johnson | 2nd Grade Teacher | Pomo Elementary School | Konocti Unified School District
  • Angela Stevenson | Kindergarten Teacher | Cobb Mountain Elementary School | Middletown Unified School District
  • Mara Hesterberg | 7th Grade STEM Teacher | Upper Lake Middle School | Upper Lake Unified School District

The 2023 Lake County Teacher of the year was Anna Sabalone, Art, AVID, Academic Decathlon, Humanities Teacher at Upper Lake High School in the Upper Lake Unified School District.


Jill Ruzicka
Director of Government Affairs, Policy and Compliance
(707) 262-4133