Kathleen Magana Named RCOE Teacher of the Year

Corona - Kathleen Magana from Garretson Elementary was named a 2022 Riverside County Teacher of the Year! 

Kathleen Magana has been teaching for over 24 years and currently teaches a 3rd grade class. She holds a cross-cultural language and academic development (CLAD) certification and was an AVID pioneer and leader. As such, she facilitates and leads AVID Family Nights where students and their families receive tools, strategies, and school supplies while they are building relationships with each other and staff.

Kathleen also introduced the myBuddy Mentorship Program to the Corona- Norco Unified School District which serves to bridge the path from elementary to high school for minority students. Kathleen knew since she was eight years old that she wanted to be a teacher. Today she carries that same certainty and passion for both her students and the teaching profession.

Congrats Kathleen! We are so proud!