Sergio De Alba

Los Banos, CA | Years Taught: 20

Mr. de Alba feels that “Student learning is centered on taking a detailed account of the learners being served and developing a unique program to create an enriching and relevant learning environment that improves academics and social-emotional growth. Students see me as someone who imparts confidence and a sense of self-worth, characteristics vital at this age to gain future success.”

Additional Recognition

  • 2022 Grosvenor Teacher Research Fellowship – Antarctica
  • 2022 Keizai Koho Center Teacher Fellowship – Japan 2022 NEA Global Learning Fellowship – Peru
  • 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship – Washington, DC
  • 2021 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching – STEM in Columbia
  • 2021 Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award – President Joe Biden
  • 2020 Gilder Lehrman National Social Studies Teacher of the Year
  • 2020 Dolly Parton’s Chasing Rainbows Teacher of the Year
  • 2019 National Council for the Social Studies Elementary Teacher of the Year
  • 2019 Henry Ford Innovator Teacher Award