Saddleback’s Emily Quinlan is Named an Orange County Teacher of the Year

Emily Quinlan, a business law instructor, was named an Orange County Teacher of the Year on Wednesday, May 20 over a video-conference call that included County Superintendent Al Mijares, OCDE administrators, Saddleback President Elliot Stern, colleagues, and representatives from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, the program’s premier sponsor.

From a pool of 58 district-level teachers of the year, 15 were recently named semifinalists, and from that group five were selected to represent the county — along with one community college instructor. Congratulations to Emily on this well deserved honor! To read more about the Orange County Teachers of the Year visit the Orange County Department of Education’s website.

Image capture of various individuals on a video conference call with teacher of the year Emily QuinlanTeacher of the Year Emily Quinlan is visibly surprised at learning she is one of the Orange County Teachers of the Year