Who: Gina Saclauso Caro
What: Caro teaches Home Economics and Health Education at Chula Vista Middle. She says her classroom is a place where hard work and integrity are rewarded and failure is not an option. It is her belief that before students can begin to love learning, they first have to love themselves and believe that they are loved and valued.
Where: Saclauso Caro began her teaching career in the Philippines in 1986. She has been teaching Home Economics and Health Education at Chula Vista Middle since 1994. She has been recognized on many levels such as District Advisory Council Teacher of the Year.
Why: As a teacher, she strives to begin each day stirring her students’ passion for learning and to find their deeper humanity and happiness.