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Educators of the Year announced as part of the Chinese Cultural Center’s 27th Annual Confucius’ Birthday Celebration

Renee Carlson

After a three-year break, the Central California Chinese Cultural Center has partnered with the Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE) again to honor teachers through the Confucius’ Birthday/Educators of the Year Awards.

Yesterday afternoon, Tulare County Superintendent of Schools Tim Hire and Wendy Jay, a member of the Chinese Cultural Center’s Board of Directors, surprised three Tulare County teachers with the news that they had been selected as Educators of the Year. 

Read more in the News Gallery Week.

Also in the News Gallery Week: 

Heather Albanez wins Brent Rast Award; Tulare student-athletes honored for their good sportsmanship; Around the County: Dinuba, Tulare FFA win state championships; Mental Health Awareness Month

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2023 Chinese Cultural Center Educator of the Year announcement

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