Chantel Welch of iMiddle is the California League of Middle Schools Educator of the Year for Region 9, which includes schools in San Diego and Imperial counties. Tracy Borg of Mission Bay High School, and Andrew Myette of Patrick Henry High School were all finalists for the Region 9 Educator of the Year from the affiliated California League of High Schools.
Welch is an Educational Specialist at iMiddle in Clairemont. As the Educator of the Year from Region 9, she will compete against other regional winners from around California for statewide Educator of the Year, which will be announced March 1.
"Chantal represents the Innovation Middle School staff and San Diego Unified School District with unrivaled enthusiasm, compassion, and grace, consistently going well beyond her primary responsibilities as an Educational Specialist," said Principal Harlan Klein. "She supports student learning at all levels and provides quality leadership. She is a well-deserving recipient for this honor."
Borg is a Mission Bay High IB Psychology teacher, and Myette is an English Teacher at Patrick Henry High. Both were both named finalists for the California League of High Schools Region 9 Educator of the Year.