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RDA Teacher of the Year

RDA Teacher of the Year - Heather Romero 



A good teacher can make a world of difference in a student's life, impacting everything from their classroom learning to their long term success.  Our TOTY, Heather Romero is a difference maker. Romero is a Culinary Arts instructor. Colleagues describe her as extremely patient, kind and understanding. A true professional with a genuine desire to help her students. She is a teacher who is passionate about what she loves to do!

Our RDA Teacher of the Year once attended Dorman High School and R.D. Anderson.  She was a great culinary student and she was very talented and she has become an excellent teacher! While she was in high school at Dorman she was tops in the Culinary program here at RDA.  She represented RDA in the National Baking and Pastry contest where she placed 2nd in the US and was awarded a full scholarship to Johnson & Wales to further her education. Fast forward 14 years and she is back at her Alma Mater – using the knowledge and experiences she gained in industry - teaching our Culinary Arts and Baking/Pastry students! She has been at RDA for 5 years now.