It give us great pleasure to announce Mrs. Danielle Froelich as East Whittier City School District’s Teacher of the Year! She has worked with the District for about 15 years. Danielle is an outstanding teacher who goes above and beyond for students. Danielle does a wonderful job of maintaining a learning environment that is organized around meaningful and integrated student work activities. She also integrates critical thinking and a higher order questioning process into the instruction. Danielle is particularly adept at conveying these strategies to her colleagues in leading by example, modeling, and coaching. She not only gives her all in the classroom, but she also shows her dedication in activities outside of her classroom as well, having served as a school site council member and chairing various committees. Her skills are such that she is truly an exceptional educator and a significant asset to our school district and our education program.She is dependable, reliable, and always has a very positive outlook and cheerful disposition. Danielle works very closely with the parents of her students to insure that the learning extends beyond her four classroom walls. Danielle truly embodies what it means to be an exceptional teacher.