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2023 Advisor Of The Year

SkillsUSA California Regional Advisors of the Year – For a chapter advisor to be eligible to be recognized as an Advisor of the Year, the local chapter must achieve Chapter Excellence Program Level Two recognition during the current school year. These individuals will receive recognition from our state association and be interviewed by a panel of SkillsUSA California Board members to determine the SkillsUSA California State Advisor of the Year.



California High School Advisor of the Year

Monica Perez

Coachella Valley High School

2023 Regional Advisors of the Year

Region 1

Derek Corsino

Healdsburg High School

Region 2

Walter Suazo

Kern High ROC

Region 3

Darius Clarke

Stride Career Prep @ CAVA​

Region 4

Livia Castro

Vista Del Lago High School

Region 5

Rachael Navarrete

Cesar Chavez High School

Region 6

Monica Perez

Coachella Valley High School

To be nominated for the advisor of the year, the teacher:

Must be registered as a SkillsUSA California Advisor 

Must have completed Chapter of Excellence Level Two.

Must have served for at least two years as a SkillsUSA California advisor.


To be named state advisor of the year, the advisor:

Must be awarded regional advisor of the year.

Be interviewed by a panel at the state conference.

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