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CUSD Honors 2024 Teachers of the Year

Media Release

Compton Unified honored its 35 Teachers of the Year from each of the district’s schools in an intimate ceremony held at Caldwell Elementary on Thursday, May 9.

Compton Unified's 2024 Teachers of the Year. 

The event kicked off with Superintendent Dr. Darin Brawley’s opening remarks, thanking all the teachers for their dedication and hard work within the schools. Next, 2023 Compton Unified Teacher of the Year Rashanda McCruter from Kelly Elementary School talked about the difference each teacher was making in their student’s lives.

Compton Unified's 2024 Elementary Schools Teachers of the Year. 

Then, the 21 Elementary School Teachers of the Year were recognized and called to the stage, followed by the Secondary School Teachers of the Year.

Compton Unified's 2024 Secondary Schools Teachers of the Year. 

Lastly, the 2024 Compton Unified Teacher of the Year, Kaiyan Wang from Compton High School, was welcomed to the stage for a few remarks.

CUSD Superintendent Dr. Darin Brawley with CUSD Teacher of the Year from Compton High School, Kaiyan Wang, and Compton High School Principal Dr. Larry Natividad.

Below is the full list of the Compton Unified Teachers of the Year, starting with Elementary Schools and continuing with Secondary Schools. Congratulations to all!

Anderson Elementary School – Carmelita Resula

Bunche Elementary School – Senolia Willingham

Bursch Elementary School – Rocio Martinez

Carver Elementary School – Maria Fraga

Clinton Elementary School – Minerva De la Rosa

Dickison Elementary School – Rosario Gomez

Emerson Elementary School – Elaine Archer

Foster Elementary School – Anju Singh

Jefferson Elementary School – Claudia Camarena

Kelly Elementary School – Bertha Davila

Kennedy Elementary School – Alicia Corrigan

King Elementary School – Schonteau Rogers

Laurel Elementary School – Maria Gimenez-Tostado

Longfellow Elementary School – Marina Earles

Mayo Elementary School – Joann Sarabia

McKinley Elementary School – Elaine Boykin

McNair Elementary School – Wade Osborn

Roosevelt Elementary School – Maria Canalo-Moreno

Rosecrans Elementary School – Maria Bermudez

Tibby Elementary School – Rosalie Martinez

Washington Elementary School – Misty Williamson

Bunche Middle School – Sandra Simonette

Compton Early College Middle School – Jacinda Pich

Davis Middle School – Juan Castiillo

Enterprise Middle School – Celeste Felix

Walton Middle School – Senian Norman

Whaley Middle School – Adrianne Frazier

Centennial High School – Sean Munley

Compton High School – Kaiyan Wang

Dominguez High School – Michael Striegl

Compton Early College High School – Larry Hood

Ceasar Chavez High School – Roberto Razo

Compton STEP – Steven Goldstein

Marshall High School – Emmanuel Taton