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MUSD coach receives national award

For The Madera Tribune

Madera Unified’s Marlo Diaz-Davis talks to students in her classroom. She received a national award for her teaching.


Global nonprofit and leading social-emotional learning provider, Committee for Children, has selected Madera Unified School District School Culture and Climate Coach Marlo Diaz-Davis, as one of 10 educators nationwide to receive its inaugural Second Step Educator of the Year award for the 2022-2023 school year.

She was selected for her demonstrated ability to build supportive learning environments where her students are thriving socially, emotionally, and academically and her colleagues are valued and supported through her work implementing Second Step, a research-based social-emotional skills program that supports students’ development of critical life skills, well-being, and academic success, in Madera Unified School District.

The 2022-2023 award winners will be celebrated at the Committee for Children’s Second Step Educator Showcase, a live virtual event on August 22.



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