Teacher of the Year 2018

31 Oct Richard Knoeppel of A-TECH named Nevada’s Teacher of the Year

During a ceremony on Oct. 29, Richard Knoeppel of Advanced Technologies Academy was honored as Nevada’s Teacher of the Year. Knoeppel is the architectural design teacher at A-TECH. Knoeppel joined CCSD in 1994 and started teaching at A-TECH the following year. As KLAS-TV reported, “Many say he is more than a teacher. They say he’s a counselor as well as a friend, and so the award is well deserved.” Pictured, from left to right, are CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara, Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction Steve Canavero, 2015 Teacher of the Year Ian Salzman, 2014 Teacher of the Year Jeff Hinton, 2018 Teacher of the Year Richard Knoeppel, 2007 Nevada Teacher of the Year Melanie Teemant and Gov. Brian Sandoval.