Nguyen Tran Huong, National Outstanding Teacher of the year 1994.
...Mrs. Nguyen Tran Huong
...Mrs. Nguyen Tran HuongMrs. Nguyen Tran Huong, born on November 16, 1953 in Hai Phong, Vietnam.
...Ms. Huong married Mr. Nguyen The Phu, an engineer in 1983.
...Among her many awards, Mrs. Nguyen Tran Huong won two prestigious awards: the National Outstanding Foreign Language (ESL) Teacher of 1994,and National Outstanding Teacher of 1994, both from Walt Disney Co.
American Teacher Awards.Los Angeles Times
reported in 1984: "Nguyen
(Huong) was one of 12 teachers nationwide honored for their "teaching skills, rapport with students and ability to inspire."She serves as a role model for students, particularly non-English speaking students, as well as fellow faculty members at Polytechnic High School, where she established and now heads the school language program." During 1995-1996, Nguyen served as a senior fellow at the US Department of Education, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs.She
had the opportunity to help draft key federal policy initiatives set by President Clinton regarding the nation's education priorities.