Brandon Sportel is '14–15 CA Milken EducatorCanalino Elementary School | Carpinteria, CA | Apr 08, 2015
Brandon poses with Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and veteran California Milken Educators who are all eager and excited to welcome him into a new world of professional development and support.
"The award changed my life," said Mindy Yip (CA '08), a principal in early education who made the trip to Canalino all the way from San Francisco. "It motivated me to continue to make an impact on children's lives."
Veteran Educator Kim Tredick (CA '06) told Brandon about the opportunities that become available as part of winning the award. "This is the ultimate professional learning community for you," she said.
Pictured from left, back row: Jennifer B. Smith (CA '06), Dr. Sanderson Smith (CA '88)
Pictured from left, front row: Marisa Rivas (CA '09), Elaine Rosenfield (CA '87), Kim Tredick (CA '06), Brandon Sportel (CA '14), Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, Marilyn Garza (CA '07) and Mindy Yip (CA '08).
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