Teachers demonstrating leadership and impacting lives

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Eugene Yee

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Eugene Yee

This 14-year teaching veteran does it all: fall carnivals, technology nights, PTA meetings and field trips

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Juan Mora

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Juan Mora

This Serra High teacher remembers the names of each and every one of his students, past and present.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Kasey Galik

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Kasey Galik

Once you meet her, you leave ready to conquer the impossible and make the world a better place.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:57 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher: Joan MacQueen

Inspirational Teacher: Joan MacQueen

Our inspirational Teacher of the Month may have a way to keep you focused.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:57 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Heather Peterson

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Heather Peterson

Technology is a powerful teaching tool and one teacher is leading the way in her school.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:56 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher: Dawn Christopher

Inspirational Teacher: Dawn Christopher

From sports to field trips, one Imperial Beach Elementary School teacher is always planning something for her special education students.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:56 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Andy Rosen

Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Andy Rosen

He connects with his students --- and makes school meaningful. He also connects with his colleagues and wants to give them credit for his success as a teacher.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher June 2011: Rebecca Geiger

Inspirational Teacher June 2011: Rebecca Geiger

Rebecca Geiger teaches English at Ramona High School but it's her good mood and her unusual tactics that make her the Inspirational Teacher of the Month for June 2011.

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:54 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher: Vangie Martinez

Inspirational Teacher: Vangie Martinez

Vangie Martinez is our Inspirational Teacher of the Month for July 2011. A teacher for 35 years, she has the huge responsibility of inspiring students from the very beginning to love

Monday, May 28, 2012 at 10:54 AM PDT

Inspirational Teacher: Valentina Franco

Inspirational Teacher: Valentina Franco

Franco provides emotional and academic support through her work for the San Diego County Office of Education at the Casa de Ampara's Children's Shelter.

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In partnership with San Diego County Office of Education, NBC 7 San Diego's Inspirational Teacher of the Month. Click here to nominate a teacher.