to our 2012
Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Glenda Depaula
Culinary Arts & Child Development Teacher
at Pojoaque Valley High School

Ms. DePaula was nominated by Savannah Martinez, a 9th grader at PHS. Savannah stated that Ms. DePaula is a teacher that teaches by example.  She has impacted Savannah’s life through her kindness, patience and generosity towards everyone. Savannah states, "She is extremely patient and wants to make sure the kids she teaches understand the lesson.”  She is outgoing and dedicated toward the school, faculty and the students.  As a teacher for the past 22 years, 8 at PVMS, she makes learning enjoyable. 

Along with the honor of being named Teacher of the Year, Ms. DePaula was also awarded a trophy and a check for $500 to be used in her classroom next school year.