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Khamphet "Phet" Pease

Khamphet "Phet" Pease

California | 2020
Khamphet “Phet” Pease has been a teacher for over 15 years. Phet utilizes project-based learning to encourage her students to develop products that address community problems. Outside of the classroom, Phet was a 2013-2018 San Diego State University Noyce Master Teacher Fellow in mathematics. Her talents have not only been recognized by PAEMST; she has received various other honors such as 2015 San Diego County Teacher of the Year, 2019 National Center for Women & Information Technology Educator Award, and the 2021 San Diego County Engineering Council’s Outstanding K-12 Engineering Educator Award.