As the work of the Carlston Foundation has continued to expand, so too have the costs associated with the growth of the numbers of teachers we have honored over the years, the Annual Educational Symposia we offer each year, the on-going work we are doing with Colleges and Universities to help recruit potential teachers and the development of the Teacher Leadership Academy.
2015 Carlston Family Foundation Outstanding Teachers of America Honoree TED talk.
Roadtrip Nation: Beyond the Dream brings to light the stories of those living in the shadows and gives voice to those whose perspectives have been drowned out: undocumented immigrants, themselves.
When a degree is your goal, nothing can hold you back. “Beating the Odds” highlights how students everywhere are overcoming obstacles to get to college, standing on their struggles to reach even greater heights. Hear how leaders like Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Paralympian Scout Bassett made it to graduation—and beyond—by ignoring the odds and betting on themselves.
On Nov 6 2017 the SFSU Graduate College of Education hosted an event where professors nominate undergraduate students as possible teacher candidates. The event included faculty, staff, and K-12 teachers working in the Bay Area.
A piece on Santiago High School in Garden Grove where 2016 Honoree, Sheri Zoratti, teaches English. The success achieved at Santiago is due to the supportive administration and a committed teaching staff who believe EVERY student can learn and that failure is NOT an option.
Tim Allen presented Brian Deller, Chemistry Teacher at Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa to the Santa Rosa School Board on Jan 24, 2018.
In July of 2017, with a Grant from the Stuart Foundation and in Partnership with the San Joaquin County Office of Education, the Carlston Family Foundation held the first Teacher Leadership Academy. The Teacher Leadership Academy is designed for early career teachers, teaching in high need California schools with the specific purpose to reduce the attrition rate of first through fifth year teachers.
2010 honoree Jose Rivas wins award.
2015 Carlston Honoree, Lindsey Byrd Directs the Language Institute at Grace Davis High School.