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Lorraine Padilla

Teacher and Professional Development Leader

Lorraine Padilla is an elementary teacher and professional development leader in Orange County, CA. She also supports teachers through the Apple Blossom Teachers podcast, education conference presentations, and direct instructional coaching. Lorraine specializes in building strong classroom communities—classrooms where students feel empowered to take risks with their work as their creativity takes their learning to new heights. It’s through this mission that she supports other teachers in moving student learning from rote to “real world.”

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