Carrie Trupp, a veteran math teacher at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, nabbed 2016-17 Teacher of the Year distinction for the Las Virgenes Unified School District.
She was one of 16 teachers in Los Angeles County to earn the honor out of 73 teachers nominated.
Trupp, who teaches math to students in sixth through eighth grades, was paid homage by the district in September and again at the teacher recognition event in November.
Elias Miles, principal of the school, nominated...