Congratulations to our Bilingual Educators Succeeding Together (BEST) Award Recipients

The Bilingual Educators Succeeding Together (BEST) Committee recently announced the 2022-2023 Winners for the BEST Awards. HUSD is proud to boast 6 winners. They are as follows:


BEST Administrator: Dr. Kristi Watson, Hemet Dual Language Academy

BEST Teacher: Lorelei Juarez, Diamond Valley Middle School

BEST Para Educator: Montserrat Avelar Roldan, Hamilton Elementary

BEST Support Person: Esmeralda Chavez, Tahquitz High School

BEST Parent Volunteer: Yeny Vargas Santana, Hemet Dual Language Academy

BEST Student Scholarship Winner: Stephanie Martinez Anaya, Hamilton High School

The BEST Award is given in partnership with the Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) and the California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE) to outstanding educators for their contribution to the advancement of academic achievement for plurilingual scholars and English learners. The honorees will also be recognized at an upcoming event at the RCOE Event Center on Friday, April 21, 2023. 

Congratulations to these outstanding individuals! Thank you for your dedication to our English learner students and for your commitment to our District Mission to Embrace, Educate, and Empower; Every Student, Every Day.