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Annual Staff and Community Partners Recognition for Educational Excellence and Support

The SW SELPA Community Advisory Committee announces it's 6th Annual Staff and Community Partners Recognition for Educational Excellence and Support recipients.


 If you would like to recognize someone for the role they have played in your child’s life, I encourage you to complete the attached form and submit it to Southwest SELPA by Monday, February 18, 2019. Nomination forms will be accepted through Monday, February 18, 2019. The form can be emailed to fax 310- 680-5771 or delivered to the SW SELPA at 10322 Condon Ave., Lennox, CA 90304. If you have any questions, call at: 310-680-5770 x5808.


The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Centinela Valley Arts Center at 14901 S. Inglewood in Lawndale from 4 to 6pm.


List of staff nominated from MBUSD:


April Falco

Classroom Assistant

Manhattan Beach MS

Karen Cobo

Learning Center Instructional Assistant

Manhattan Beach

Karla Spencer

Classroom Aide

Manhattan Beach MS

Michele Adams

Classroom Assistant

Manhattan Beach MS

Silvia Salas

Instructional Assistant Intensive Behavioral Invention

Robinson Elementary

Stephanie Beverly


Meadows Elementary

Cassidie McCorkel

Special Ed Teacher


Chelsea Hillbrand

Special Ed Teacher

Manhattan Beach MS

David Levy

Drama Teacher

Manhattan Beach MS

Debbie Dreiling

Math Teacher

Manhattan Beach MS

Heather Tuttle

Special Ed Teacher

Meadows Elementary

Janet Allen

School Psychologist


Kristen Petrone

Teacher/Case Carrier

Grand View Elementary

Lareina Rodriguez

Choice Teacher

Mira Costa

Lilla Foster

Learning Center  

Mira Costa

Rachel Welch

Educational Specialist

Grand View

Sandra Rumble

4Th Grade Teacher

Pennekamp Elementary