Meet Paula Richardson, one of San Diego Unified School District’s 2020 Teachers of the Year
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego Unified School District is honoring educators throughout Teacher Appreciation Week with video tributes on its media platforms.
Paula Richardson of Wilson Middle School was honored as one of the teachers of the year, and she joined us on Good Morning San Diego to discuss what the award meant to her, and what she did to earn the recognition.
The Teachers of the Year are: Kelly Ann Young, who teaches grades 4/5 at Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary; Paula Richardson, who teaches music in grades 6, 7, 8 at Wilson Middle School; and Deirdre Fabian, who teaches adapted physical education at Morse High School.
Paula Richardson: Paula believes it is important that she practices what she preaches. As a music teacher, she is also a musician. In her 13 years at Wilson Middle School, she has expanded the music program to all grade levels, written and received grants and started a Mariachi Ensemble. She states her most important contribution is her passion to provide meaningful music experiences to all students.