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Department of Education
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 Ben Case from Irvine Unified School District on being selected by the California Department of Education as a 2023 California Teachers of the Year. Ben is one of five teachers throughout California who received this honor. In addition, Jamie Morgan from Savanna School District was named as a finalist for the 2023 California Teacher of the Year program.
Click the image above to view the 2023 videos
Northwood High School
Irvine Unified School District
Arnold O. Beckman High School
Tustin Unified School District
Irvine Valley College
Cerritos Elementary School
Savanna School District
Marco Forster Middle School
Capistrano Unified School District
Plavan Elementary School
Fountain Valley School District