TEACHER OF THE YEAR Naidiana Ojeda is a Pre-K teacher at Norma Butler Bossard Elementary . She has eighteen years experience in the education field as an early childhood educator. Mrs. Ojeda loves teaching because she enjoys imparting knowledge in young minds and shares her passion for teaching with her students, parents, interns and colleagues.



ROOKIE TEACHER OF THE YEAR Ms. Mierisch’s passion for teaching started at a very young age when she was about eleven years old, and volunteered to help younger students in her neighborhood with their homework. As an educator and caregiver, her goal is to create a learning environment in which students are nurtured and inspired to become lifelong learners.