CVUSD Press Release
Newbury Park High School educator Lorena Caulfield is a genuine example of why NPHS also stands for “Nice People High School.” She embodies every aspect of the school, and she has been influential in creating a positive culture on campus. Throughout her 18-year tenure at NPHS, she has taught Health, Spanish, Geography & Career Choices, Sports Medicine, ROP Sports Medicine, and ROP Medical Terminology. In collaboration with the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to recognize Ms. Caulfield as our January 2020 Teacher of the Month!
Ms. Caulfield is truly dedicated to supporting students in all activities on and off campus. She exhibits organization in a variety of ways, which leads to successful outcomes.
Ms. Caulfield volunteers time with NPHS sports teams as a trainer, and she has been instrumental in the development of the school’s sports medicine, athletic training, and ROP courses related to sports medicine. She has also collaborated with Sequoia Middle School to develop health curriculum for their middle school classes.
Ms. Caulfield also takes great pride in her responsibilities when teaming up with staff and students to plan events. In addition to her academic duties, Ms. Caulfield has served as the school’s Junior Class advisor for fifteen years. This responsibility includes planning Prom every year. Each year she works with the student officers to plan a beautiful evening of fun for NPHS students. She also is responsible for the school’s Faculty club where she organizes a variety of events for the staff, provides support for staff members during difficult times, and helps build staff morale. The NPHS team is proud to have Ms. Caulfield as a friend, colleague, and mentor!
On Wednesday, January 22nd, Ms. Caulfield was honored as the January 2020 Teacher of the Month at a surprise celebration. Dr. Mark McLaughlin, CVUSD Superintendent of Schools awarded her with a special plaque in recognition of this honor. Members of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Education Committee were also on hand to share their thanks, and gifts from their local businesses with Ms. Caulfield.