Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year!
Mr. Eric Long is "long deserving" of this award! He has been teaching at Hialeah Gardens for 14 years throughout various grade levels. Mr. Long currently teaches in a Kindergarten inclusion classroom setting with Ms. Aryn Garcia. He has been the Grade Level Chair for 3 years now and continuously works to improve his classroom, the school, and the community around him.
Ms. Daniela Ochoa has been elected the Rookie Teacher of the Year! Without a doubt, Daniela Ochoa is truly deserving of it. Ms. Ochoa has been working at Hialeah Gardens for 7 years. Three of those years she was a dedicated paraprofessional while she was studying to become a Special Education Teacher herself. As a teacher, Ms. Ochoa has brought smiles to children and families alike. Ms. Ochoa has coached a volleyball team afterschool at HGE, pioneered the ASD Sensory Garden, and more!