On Friday, March 24, 185 administrators, directors, and teachers gathered for the annual CNH District Spring In-service at Our Savior Lutheran Church & School in Livermore. President Mike Lange led the group in opening devotions, which included recognition of District teacher jubilarians (anniversaries). The keynote speaker was Debbie Silver, who gave an excellent presentation on the topic of “Reclaiming the Joy of Teaching”. In the afternoon, K-12 teachers gathered in grade level and subject level groups to discuss and share ideas while Justin Fraser from Early Childhood Solutions presented to the preschool teachers on Behavioral Management Techniques.
21 administrators and teachers were recognized for anniversaries of 5, 15, 20, 25, and 45 years. Sarah Bennett, Ryann Ness, Marie Urabe, Jenny Allen-Trombley, Kari Mellick, Daniel Lee, and Elizabeth Villa were recognized for 5 years in ministry. Sarah Hovatter, Julie Knight, Chrisie Bru, Terri Asfour, and Kristina Lee were recognized for 15 years in ministry. Kari Perna, Kim Robles, Renee Neal-Joslin, Dan Junkin, and Natalie Hart were recognized for 20 years in ministry. Christy Wood, Natalee Medel, and Debra Winkelman were recognized for 25 years. Betsy Gewirz was recognized for 45 years. Congratulations to all of these Jubilarians!