About this Speaker
Raquel Solorzano-Dueñas is a social science teacher at Western High School in Anaheim, California. As a classroom teacher, Raquel integrates technology in combination with a variety of strategies to inspire and push students to higher achievement. She has guided many students through the daunting task of remediating courses to remain on track for graduation. She demonstrates pride in the school by coordinating student field trips and participating in school spirit activities. Raquel also serves as a Lesson Design Coach, helping teachers to create and implement First Best Instruction. Raquel is a member of the California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) and Computer Using Educators (CUE) and has presented at many education conferences. She is a Level 1 Google Certified Educator, Albert.io Certified Educator, NearPod Pioneer, and a Screncastify Genius. In recognition of her innovation and collaborative efforts, Raquel was named 2017 Orange County Teacher of the Year.