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Paraeducators Honored

Ten paraeducators from the Long Beach Unified School District were honored at the 2015 Council for Exceptional Children Chapter 108 Paraeducator Awards held recently at The Grand event center in Long Beach.

Paraeducators work with teachers to help students improve in academics, communication, self care and vocational skills.

Awards were presented in memory of former instructional aide Deborah Herdeg.  Recipients and their schools were Rosa Garcia, Jordan; Regina Green, Stanford; Linda Isbell, McBride; Lisa Jefferson, Tucker ACT; Nadya Mercado, Cubberley; Jene Newman, Cleveland; Robert Ong, Poly; Irene Pena, Stanford; Marivel Perez, Hoover; and Doris Wilson, Muir.