TTUSD is an award-winning school district and our commitment to academic success for all students is unwavering. We continue to build even more pathways to possibilities in our district and at each of our schools.
Here are some of our recent awards:
Recent Awards – 2019-2020
- North Tahoe High School’s Principal, Joanna Mitchell was named the 2020 Placer County Secondary Administrator of the Year.
- Greg Wohlman, the principal of Sierra Continuation High School, Cold Stream Alternative, & Educational Options was named the 2020 Placer County Continuation/Educational Options Administrator of the Year.
- Dean Nordby of North Tahoe High School received the Northern California Band and Choir Directors Association "Director of the Year" award.
- Tahoe Truckee was named a Pacesetter community for the sixth consecutive year by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
- Superintendent Chief Learning Officer Rob Leri was named the Best Local Government Official in the Sierra Sun’s 2019 Best of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee.
- Three of our teachers were recognized in the Sierra Sun’s 2019 Best of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee. In first place was Jesse Steele, Music Teacher at Truckee High School, second place was Allie Everist of Tahoe Lake Elementary, and runner up was Lisa Lindeen of Glenshire Elementary.
- Truckee High School was named to the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence's 2018-2019 California Honor Roll.
- Seven of our teachers earned the 2019 Placer County Teachers Who Make a Difference award: Jason Flesock of North Tahoe High School, Carey Parlette of Cold Stream Alternative, Tamara Chisholm of Truckee High School, Adelaide Massetani of Alder Creek Middle School, Marguerite Paras of Truckee Elementary, Abby Osborn of Tahoe Lake Elementary, and Kelley Ogilvy of Kings Beach Elementary.
- Truckee High High School was named to the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence's 2018-2019 California Honor Roll.
- North Tahoe High School’s Dean Nordby was earned the CMEA Music Educator Award for 2019.
- Alder Creek Middle School principal, Hien Larson, was named ACSA’s 2019 Region 2 and Placer County Middle School Principal of the Year.
- Tahoe Lake Elementary School principal, Stephanie Foucek, was named ACSA’s 2019 Placer County Elementary Principal of the Year.
- North Tahoe High School named a California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education.
- Alder Creek Middle School re-designated a California School to Watch: Taking Center Stage by the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction.