Position: Seventh Grade English/History Teacher
School: Washington STEAM Magnet Academy
School District: Pasadena Unified School District
City, State: Pasadena , California
About the Nominee: Amy Manasarian is a motivated and dedicated educator. She works in a community that doesn't have a lot of parental involvement, and she is always encouraging her students to work hard and never give up. Ms. Manasarian has a creative teaching style, and she makes her classes engaging so that her students are motivated. Additionally, she organizes school-wide talent shows and encourages students to participate so they can showcase their talents. She always supports her colleagues and volunteers at school events. No matter what she does, she has a smile on her face. The whole school can count on her energetic character to bring positivity to students and staff. Ms. Manasarian assigns projects and differentiates her assignments to meet the diverse needs of her students. The students are always happy to come to her class and leave with smiles!