NUSD and the governing board honored two special education teachers at the governing board meeting on Feb. 13, 2017. Desert Shadows Middle School self-contained teacher Robert Cruz and Nogales High School resource teacher Teresa Montano are the second set of teachers to be recognized for going above-and-beyond to help students succeed. Both were praised for their exceptional efforts to help special needs students reach their highest potentials. Supt. Fernando Parra outlined their many contributions to not only the students, but also to parents and fellow teachers.