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CPLC Honors Teachers at Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards

24th Oct 2019

CPLC was proud to honor four Arizona teachers as well as AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman at this year's Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards.

The event took place at Gammage Auditorium at Arizona State University. At the event, Superientendent Hoffman announced her goal to finally repeal Arizona's innefective "English Only" policy this year.

This year's K-12 teacher honorees included:

  • Daniel Garcia, Villago Middle School -  Casa Grande
  • Cecelia Padilla, Cragin Elementary School - Tucson
  • Reyna Damian, Irene Lopez Elementary School - Phoenix
  • Ana Rosa Duarte Fajardo Abbott, Santan Junior High - Chandler

Each honoree received a $5,000 cash award and a stipend of $2,500 to their respective schools.

Thank you to our sponsors and everyone who attended the event to support our teachers!

Esperanza Attendees

Esperanza Honoree Ana Rosa Abbot

Esperanza Attendees

Esperanza Honoree Cecelia Padilla

Esperanza Honoree Daniel Garcia

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman

Esperanza Attendees

Esperanza Honoree Reyna Damian

Esperanza MCs Olivia Fierro and JR Cardenas

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman

CPLC President & CEO David Adame

Esperanza Honorees

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