Patrick Romero of Oakland, CA has received the First Five Award for his work as a teacher at the Mission Neighborhood Center – in San Franciso There is a great four minute vidoeo on YouTube about it.

Behind every quality early education program, there are teachers who play a critical role in the lives of young children and their families. As early childhood educators, they are part of a network of professionals who are building a strong foundation for school and life success for all children. These teachers love learning and pass that love and excitement to the children they touch every day.