Napa County Teacher of the Year


Chris OConnor

Congratulations Christopher O’Connor

Napa County Teacher of the Year 2015!

Please join Superintendent Dr. Barbara Nemko and the Napa County Board of Education

To Celebrate and Honor The Napa County Teacher of the Year 2015

Christopher O’Connor

St. Helena High School


Rebecca Lacau – Salvador Elementary School

Vicki Sims – Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School

Travis Title – Vintage High School

 September 2, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Napa County Office of Education Board Meeting

St. Helena High School Culinary Classroom (J-1)

1401 Grayson Avenue, St. Helena, CA


Mark Teeters, Choral Music Instructor, Vintage High School
2009 Napa County and California Teacher of the Year



What Makes a Teacher of the Year?

  • Conveys content knowledge, delivers it creatively and in a differentiated fashion to engage students, and influences student learning as reflected in their measurable achievements.
  • Has influence beyond the classroom and into their school community.
  • Maintains a student-centered perspective.
  • Inspires through commitment as a lifelong learner and models dedication to continued learning.
  • Focuses on building relationships that transform and empower students, parents, and community.
  • Dedicated to the belief that all children can achieve.

Selection of the 2016 Teacher of the Year (Spring 2015)

Nominations for the Napa County Teacher of the Year 2016 will be open in March 2015.  The finalists and Teacher of the Year will be announced in May 2015.  Contact Seana Wagner with NCOE at 265-2351 or for more information.


Past Teachers of the Year

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