Recognized by Assemblyman Obernolte
to Right: Assemblyman Obernolte, Big Bear High School Teacher Mike Benson and
Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Mary Suzuki
December 20th, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) honored Mike
Benson from Bear Valley Unified School District as the Outstanding Teacher of
the Month for the 33rd Assembly District.
has taught English for more than twenty years at Big Bear High School. Teacher Benson has been passionate about
incorporating technology into his curriculum and his students have 100% use of
electronic devices in the classroom. Benson teaches AP English, Honors English,
Literature and Freshman English classes; in addition, to serving on a number of
committees such as the District Technology Committee. Mike Benson also donates
his time outside the classroom to Big Bear Valley community. Benson volunteers
as a youth soccer coach and is Head Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 49.
Mike Benson is passionate about education and the community,” Obernolte stated.
“He has dedicated over twenty years to educating future generations, and also
volunteers outside the classroom to youth in our community. It is my honor to
recognize him as the ‘Outstanding Teacher for the Month’ of December.”