Camino Pablo Elementary School, 2015 Winner
Clare Fallon teaches fourth grade at Camino Pablo Elementary School in Moraga. She has been a teacher for 12 years. She uses a number of techniques to inspire the passion for learning in her students. The walls of her classroom are filled with students’ work. Her web page includes mini-tutorials that her students can access from home to deepen their understanding of reading. She has been a student council mentor for the past six years and works in the Math Boost program four mornings a week. When a student’s parent was terminally ill, she showed the other students how to be supportive and empathetic to their classmate and his family.