Michaela Parrott

4th Grade
Chaparral Elementary

"My second grade teacher inspired me to become a teacher. She made learning fun, encouraged all of us to do our best and had a growth mindset about everything. She was also firm but fair. Ever since then I would come home and play teacher.

Education: Cal State Fullerton

Lisa Moe

4th Grade
Eagle Canyon Elementary 

"I had an amazing fifth grade teacher who pushed me to be my best.  He not only gave me respect, but he encouraged me to work hard to be anything I want to be. I found that one thing that I really wanted was to be just just like him!

Education: UC Los Angeles