California Casualty is proud to join the NEA Foundation in congratulating the recipients of one of public education’s most prestigious awards: the 2020 California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. See the entire list at

San Mateo, CA, December 11, 2019 California Casualty congratulates the 45 public school educators named 2020 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence recipients.

The awards highlight educators from around the country cited by their peers for their dedication to the profession, community engagement, professional development, attention to diversity and advocacy for fellow educators.

“This year’s awardees are fulfilling the promise of public education in the classrooms, schools, and communities from coast to coast,” said Sara A. Sneed, President, and CEO, the NEA Foundation. “Each awardee has met a very high standard, and together, they are celebrated for a shared commitment to educational excellence, innovative approaches to student learning, and support for their peers. We are grateful to California Casualty for its recognition and celebration of the very best in education, and we look forward to honoring the 2020 California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence awardees.”

“We are proud to honor these exceptional educators and show our appreciation for their incredible work,” said Beau Brown, Chairman of the California Casualty Board. “The California Casualty awardees exemplify educators’ ability to be a positive force in their student’s lives.”

Each California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence awardee’s school will receive a $150 stipend from California Casualty to purchase items to enhance classrooms. The awardees will also participate in the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala, held February 7, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The gala will be live-streamed at

The NEA Foundation and the National Education Association jointly present the awards.

More information about the awards and the individual winners is at



The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. Since our beginning in 1969, the Foundation has served as a laboratory of learning, offering funding and other resources to public school educators, their schools, and districts to solve complex teaching and learning challenges. We elevate and share educator solutions to ensure greater reach and impact on student learning. We believe that when educators unleash their own power, ideas, and voices, communities, schools, and students all benefit. Visit for more information.


California Casualty has been serving the insurance needs of educators since 1951, and is the only auto and home insurance company to earn the trust and endorsement of the NEA. As a result, NEA members qualify for exceptional rates, deductibles waived for vandalism or collisions to your vehicle parked at school, holiday or summer skip payment plans and free Identity Defense protection – exclusive benefits not available to the general public. Learn how to save by getting a quote at, or by calling 1.800.800.9410.


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