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2023 Orange County Teachers of the Year

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Orange County is home to some of the nation's best teachers, and we are proud to recognize our finest educators each year.​​

​On May 10, 2022, the 2023 finalists were surprised in their classrooms. Visit the OCDE Newsroom for all the details: OCDE makes surprise visits to announce the 2023 Orange County Teachers of the Year.

Congratulations to the 2023 Orange County Teachers of the Year! 

Ben Case

Northwood High School

Irvine Unified School District

​​​Tracy Dawson

Arnold O. Beckman High School

Tustin Unified School District

Emily Liu

Irvine Valley College

South Orange County Community College District

Jamie Morgan

Cerritos Elementary School

Savanna School District​

​​Sergio Sanabria

Marco Forster Middle School

Capistrano Unified School District

Jill Summerhays

Plavan Elementary School

Fountain Valley School District