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April 4, 1990
Janis T. Gabay, an English teacher at Serra High School in San Diego, will receive the 1990 National Teacher of the Year award today at the White House. "I see my primary task as bringing out abilities and talents that students may not even know they have," Gabay says. State Supt. of Public Instruction Bill Honig called Gabay "the prototype of the teachers we need for the 1990s."
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April 5, 1990 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush presented a crystal apple and a note of thanks to Janis T. Gabay of San Diego's Serra High School in a ceremony Wednesday at which she was named the 1990 National Teacher of the Year. "Over the past 17 years, she has developed her power to motivate minds, to give kids a sense of wonder and bless them with a life of possibilities unimagined in ordinary moments," Bush said of Gabay.
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April 5, 1990 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush presented a crystal apple and a note of thanks to Janis T. Gabay of San Diego's Serra High School in a ceremony Wednesday at which she was named the 1990 National Teacher of the Year. "Over the past 17 years, she has developed her power to motivate minds, to give kids a sense of wonder and bless them with a life of possibilities unimagined in ordinary moments," Bush said of Gabay.
NEWS
April 4, 1990
Janis T. Gabay, an English teacher at Serra High School in San Diego, will receive the 1990 National Teacher of the Year award today at the White House. "I see my primary task as bringing out abilities and talents that students may not even know they have," Gabay says. State Supt. of Public Instruction Bill Honig called Gabay "the prototype of the teachers we need for the 1990s."
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April 5, 1990 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Wednesday presented a crystal apple and a note of thanks to Janis T. Gabay of San Diego's Junipero Serra High School, the 1990 National Teacher of the Year. "Over the past 17 years, she has developed her power to motivate minds, to give kids a sense of wonder and bless them with a life of possibilities unimagined in ordinary moments," Bush said of Gabay.
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November 3, 1989 | DAVID SMOLLAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
English teacher Janis T. Gabay of Serra High School was named the California 1990 Teacher of the Year by state schools Supt. Bill Honig. Gabay had been one of three San Diego County teachers of the year selected earlier this fall. Gabay, a 17-year veteran in the San Diego Unified School District, will receive $15,000 and become the state's nominee for national teacher of the year.
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October 9, 1991 | DAVID SMOLLAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three teachers who say they go the extra mile to care for their students were named the outstanding San Diego County teachers for 1991-92 Tuesday night. Robert Clare Johnson of Escondido High School, Patti D. Pettigrew of Grant Middle School, also in Escondido, and Judith Yukiko Parker of Cook Elementary in Chula Vista won top honors out of 10 semi-finalists in the 18th annual teachers awards.
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April 4, 1990 | From a TIMES STAFF WRITER
Janis T. Gabay of Serra High School will be named the 1990 National Teacher of the Year today by President George Bush at a White House ceremony. The top honor completes a year of awards for Gabay, who earlier had been named the California 1990 Teacher of the Year and one of three San Diego County teachers of the year. "In many ways, I am a prototypical teacher," Gabay, a 17-year veteran of the San Diego Unified School District, said Tuesday.
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December 14, 1989 | JEAN MERL, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Participants in California's "education summit" hurtled through a crash course in agenda-setting Wednesday, offering up scores of ideas for fixing the public schools. The ideas, in the form of recommended courses of action, were pounded out in two days by seven committees of California educators, parents, business leaders and legislators. When refined and distilled over the next two to three weeks, they will form the basis of a plan for California's schools over the next decade.
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