2016-06-24 / Schools
The teacher of the month is . . .
WISE WILDCAT—April Hemphill of Wood Ranch Elementary School has been named the Simi Valley Education Foundation’s June 2016 Teacher of the Month. Pictured in the top row, from left: Theresa Niehoff of Lazertag Extreme, an award sponsor; SVEF board members Kim Holden, Brian Iverson and Michelle Scharf; Hani Youssef, SVUSD assistant superintendent of educational services; and Leroy Leyba, SVEF board member. Front row: Kathleen Roth, SVUSD director of elementary education; Nancy Curiel of Lazertag Extreme; Brian Miller, SVEF board president and representative from Superintendent Peter Foy’s office; Hemphill; Kate Snowden, principal of Wood Ranch Elementary; Pam Campeau, representative from Assemblymember Scott Wilk’s office; Marie Lakin, representative from state Sen. Fran Pavley’s office; Dawn Smollen, SVEF board member; and Deborah Salgado, SVUSD director of secondary education.