Sonoma County Office of Education

Current Honorees

Sonoma County Teacher of the Year, 2021

Danielle Kennedy - 2021 Teacher of the year

Danielle Kennedy, Teacher of the Year 2021
Special Education Teacher, Petaluma City Schools
South County Consortium (SoCC)

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Finalist, 2021

Heather Garcia-Rossi - 2021 Teacher of the year finalist

Heather Garcia-Rossi, Teacher of the Year Finalist 2021
English Language Arts teacher
Santa Rosa City Schools District

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School Community Leadership Award, 2021

Lisa Piehl, School Community Leadership Award, 2021

Lisa Piehl, School Community Leadership Award, 2021
Chair of the Agriculture Department and CTE teacher at Santa Rosa High School
Santa Rosa City Schools District

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2020 Sonoma County Exemplary Teachers

  • Stephanie Boone, English/Language Arts, Northwest Prep, Piner-Olivet Union School District
  • Kristina (Kris) Camacho, Science, Petaluma High School, Petaluma City School District
  • Erin Conrad, Grades 7-8, Rincon Valley Charter School, Sequoia Campus, Rincon Valley Union School District
  • Alyssa Dossat, Math, Northwest Prep, Piner-Olivet Union School District
  • Stephanie Foster, Special Education, Grades 4-6, Valley Vista Elementary/South County Consortium, Petaluma City Schools
  • Shelly Mueller, 8th Grade, Abraham Lincoln Elementary, Santa Rosa City School District
  • Erin Patterson, Kindergarten, Helen Lehman Elementary School, Santa Rosa City School District