Position: Retiring Second Grade Teacher
School: Harvest Elementary School
School District: Delano Union School District
City, State: Delano, CA
Music that Describes Javier
Javier Rodriguez was nominated by his colleague, Bob Williams.
Mr. Rodriguez has worked hard as a teacher at Harvest Elementary School. He cares about his students and makes sure they are reading on grade level. Mr. Rodriguez grew up in Mexico and Texas, and he had a difficult life before becoming a teacher. He only went to school until sixth grade, but he still graduated from college.
As a teacher, Mr. Rodriguez gives his all for his students and even gives away things he bought for his classroom to his students. Mr. Rodriguez even works with the GATE students after school to help prepare GATE projects.
"It is great to see the positive attitude that Mr. Rodriguez has for the students at Harvest Elementary School," said Williams. "I am glad that Mr. Rodriguez had a great final year of teaching this school year!"