Title: Elementary Teacher
Company: Cherryland Elementary School
Location: Alameda, California, United States
Jacqueline Lafitte, Elementary Teacher at Cherryland Elementary School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in elementary school teaching.
After earning an Associate of Science from Miss Wade’s Fashion and Merchandising College, now Wade College, in Dallas, Texas, Ms. Lafitte continued her education by achieving a Bachelor of Arts from Holy Names University in Oakland, California in 1989. Since then, she gained vast experience in teaching as an elementary school instructor for more than 30 years, starting with St. Elizabeth Diocese of Oakland from 1991 to 1996.
Today, Ms. Lafitte excels as an educator at Cherryland Elementary School in Hayward, California and with the Hayward Unified School District since 1996. With Cherryland, Ms. Lafitte instructs in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and STEAM, which adds arts to the curriculum. She emphasizes water conservation and water systems infrastructure in her lesson plans.
Ms. Lafitte attests that her deep faith has played a large role in her success. She is hoping for continued success with Cherryland Elementary and the Hayward School District. Ms. Lafitte is a volunteer with Sayap Africa, a nonprofit organization that embraces the vision of pioneering STEAM Programs to build educational bridges for a brighter future for everyone in Africa.
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