Teacher of the Year gets her new wheels
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Vanessa Valle, Miami-Dade County Schools’ 2021 Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the Year, accepted the keys on March 7 to a new Toyota Corolla sedan. Valle is an English teacher and literacy coach at Hialeah Gardens Senior High. She received her new car, from Kendall Toyota, during the United Teachers of Dade picnic at Tropical Park. School Principal Maritza Jimenez, shown at right, joined Valle. Valle also won $5,000, the school district said. Photo courtesy of Vanessa Valle.