Downey Unified Teacher Receives State & County Teacher of the Year Honors

Kirsten Neill was named a 2024 California Teacher of the Year Finalist and a 2023-24 Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.

Special Education Director Receives Regional County Honor

Dr. Rebekah Ruswick is the fourth District administrator to receive an ACSA award in the last six years.

Employee Award – Chris Nezzer

Chris Nezzer, Downey Unified’s Chief Technology Officer, received the Shared Values Award in the area of Best Staff and High Standards at the January Board of Education Meeting.

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Employee Awards 2014-2015

A Downey Unified School District employee for 15-years, Maria Lackey was recognized by the Board of Education on Tuesday,...

Employee Awards 2012-2013

Leslie Jones, Assistant Superintendent of Education Services and Karin Laporta, Teacher on Special Assignment honored all...

Employee Awards 2011-2012

Employee Awards for Outstanding Service 2011-2012 Christina Danna-Tournay, Financial Services has been awarded the...