Staff Awards & Recognitions


  • 2020 Escondido Community Foundation Recipient
    Interactive Science Garden.  The $25,000 grant will enhance the Interactive Science Garden that provides students with hands-on experiences and engages them in interactive projects linked to Next-Generation Science Standards 

    2017 Golden Bell Award Winner
    Outstanding Curriculum and Instruction through the California Standards Implementation
    Visual and Performing Arts Category presented to Red Barn Arts



  • Mark Burroughs (Superintendent/Principal)
    2021 ACSA Region 18 Superintendent/Principal of the Year
    2017 Department of Defense, Patriotic Employer Award
    2012 California Department of Education- California Teacher of the Year (Finalist)
    2012 San Diego County Office of Education- San Diego County Teacher of the Year
    2012 University of Phoenix Faculty Scholar Award
    2011 San Pasqual Union School Teacher of the Year


    Amy Cutchin
    2020 Cal Coast Cares Foundation Educator Grant 
    Amy Fraikin and Nicole Zdunich
    2020 Early Adopter Teachers of STEM Award by the K16 STEM Initiative
    Tim Harmon 
    2019 Channel 10 Classroom Hero Award
    Jenny Lynch, Jolene Mallory, Ginny Priest and Allyson Thompson
    2018 Exemplary STEM Teacher Team by CSUSM and the North County Professional Development Federation
    Julie Romero
    2018 SDCOE Leadership in Biliteracy Honoree
    Nicole Zdunich
    2018 MaxFM "Max Out My Classroom" Award Winner

    Jen Gilbert
    20017 MaxFM "Max Out My Classroom" Award Winner

    Kim Read-Smith
    2016 California Association for Music Education Peripole Music Educator Award
    Ginny Priest
    2012 Ashford- Leadership Award
    SPU Teacher of the Year
    2021 Jolene Mallory
    2020 Carrie Bronson
    2019 Kristin Andrade
    2018 Jen Michalski
    2017 Michelle McGill
    2016 Lisa Gangel 
    2015 Josh Perez
    2013 Kim Read-Smith
    2012 Tim Harmon
    2011 Mark Burroughs
    2010 Marcia Kelly 



    San Pasqual Union Classified Employee of the Year
    2021 Steven Bostrom, Jr.
    2020 Jamie Dillinger
    2019 Carmen Caballer
    2018 Sue Davids
    2017 Ginny Robinson
    2016 Ana Martinez
    2015 Esthela LeVine
    2012 Maria Anguiano
    2011 Maria Barba