Nearly 100 San Diego Unified employees are retiring with an astonishing 2,098.43 years of combined service to the children of San Diego. Children’s center teacher Esther Alexander and counselor Donna Peterson are each retiring with more than 40 years of service with the district. The retirees were honored at a special reception held on June 16 at the Education Center. Attendees enjoyed the musical talents of the Madison High School String Orchestra, the culinary delights of the Morse High School ROP Culinary students, and the colorful performance of the Ballet Folklorico troupe from Birney Elementary International Studies Magnet. Board President Richard Barrera and trustees Shelia Jackson and Katherine Nakamura joined Interim Superintendent Bill Kowba in thanking the retirees for making a difference in the lives of thousands of San Diego students over the years. Best wishes for good health and happiness to all our retirees. See the list of retirees .
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