Honoring excellence in Tustin Unified schools

The Tustin Public Schools Foundation's annual awards program recognizes outstanding teachers who have displayed extraordinary teaching, creativity and excellence at their school and in the community. 

Friday, May 18, 2018

Irvine Marriott
(18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612)


2017 TUSD Teacher of the Year Video presented by Foothill Television.


The Tustin Public Schools Foundation is hosting its annual celebration of teaching excellence in the Tustin Unified schools on Friday, May 18, 2018. Parents, teachers, staff members, administrators and community members will join to celebrate Teacher of the Year honorees from each of the Tustin Unified schools. 

adopt a teacheR

Treat your favorite teacher to a special night out by underwriting his/her ticket to the Teacher of the Year Dinner.  Deadline to purchase the ticket is May 1, 2018.  Adopt A Teacher tickets are $65. Purchase a ticket for your teacher and you will receive a certificate that you can email to your teacher announcing your gift. 

Design/donate a centerpiece

Celebrate your school's Teacher of the Year nominee and school by creating a one-of-a-kind centerpiece to be displayed on his/her table at the Teacher of the Year Dinner!  You can also bring centerpieces for the other tables with guests from your school.  Here are the guidelines!

Thank you to our 2017 Teacher of the Year Dinner sponsors for their commitment to education!

           A big thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!

       A big thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!


For a list of past District honorees, click here.

See photos from past Teacher of the Year celebrations.