Jaime Festa-Daigle

Jaime Festa-Daigle is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescence and Young Adulthood/Social Studies-History in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where she is a high school assistant principal. As a former social studies teacher for thirteen years, she was a faculty advisor to We the People, student council, and Close Up programs and currently serves as a mentor to other teachers in the We the People program. She works with AZK12 as part of the Arizona Teacher Solutions Team, focusing on teacher leadership. She serves on the National Honor Society Advisory Board through the National Association of Secondary School Principals. She is also working on the Vision 2020 project, a community revitalization program as part of the Lake Havasu City America’s Best Community Team. Jaime served on the Social Studies-History Standards Committee and most recently the Educators Rising Standards Committee. She also served on the What Teachers Should Know and Be Able To Do (2016) revision committee. Jaime was just named one of the “30 under 40” in Lake Havasu, an honor bestowed for the first time on young leaders. In 2012, she was named the American Civic Educator of the Year. She has been nominated as the Arizona Teacher of the Year and has been chosen eight times as a Distinguished Teacher in Lake Havasu City.