The Livermore Valley Education Foundation (LVEF) announced that Jake Fahnhorst has joined its Board of Directors.

A Livermore native, Jake attended Christensen Middle School and Livermore High School. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and received a teaching credential from National University.

Since 2011, Jake has been teaching students with moderate / severe disabilities at Marilyn Avenue Elementary School. Jake is a much beloved teacher at Marilyn Avenue and in the community: Livermore's noon Rotary Club selected him as Marilyn Avenue's 2013-14 Teacher of the Year.

Jake coaches basketball and golf at Christensen. He and his wife Heather are about to celebrate their first anniversary. Jake says that he is "honored to join LVEF, and looks forward to contributing to the amazing work that is done for our students here in Livermore."

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