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Effective First-Time Educators

South El Monte High School teacher and AVID Coordinator Cesar Castellanos was honored with the 2017 Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award at the El Monte Promise Foundation’s 14th annual Tamalada fundraiser on.December 14. Mr. Castellanos, a Rosemead High School graduate, has been an English teacher at El Monte Union since 2011 and was recognized for his tireless efforts to ensure students believe in themselves and succeed.