Porterville teacher Robert Otto has been selected as the California League of Middle Schools Region 7 educator of the year.
Otto teaches eighth grade English language arts at Pioneer Middle School and is also an adjunct professor at Porterville City College. He was selected as the region’s winner on Dec. 1 at Fresno’s Fort Washington Country Club.
Region 7 represents Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare Counties. The league’s “Educator of the Year” award is given annually to 11 educators who exemplify educational excellence and have made significant efforts to implement elements of educational reform in middle schools.
Otto will represent the seven-county region in February at the league’s annual state conference in Sacramento.
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