VHHS Teacher Receives Accolades

Joseph Arechiga of Verdugo Hills High School was among 17 first-year District teachers honored by California Credit Union, in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), through its 9th annual Rookie of the Year program.

California Credit Union created the Rookie of the Year program in the 2014-15 school year to recognize exceptional new LAUSD teachers within the greater Los Angeles community.

The winning teachers were selected based on a number of factors, including effectiveness in preparing and delivering instruction, providing a positive classroom climate with strong routines and procedures, adopting a dynamic and engaging teaching style and showing high levels of professionalism.