Sunrise Drive Elementary School first grade teacher ALLYCYN NADELL JACOBS recently returned from a 10-day teacher development program in China, through the Catalina Foothills School District’s partnership with Yangtze International Study Abroad. Jacobs was one of 10 CFSD participants. She teaches the English component of Sunrise Drive’s Chinese immersion program, which begins its second year this fall.
AMELIA CRAIG CRAMER, chief deputy Pima County attorney, has been recognized with a 2014 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service award. Cramer will receive the Innovation Award at the League of Arizona Cities and Towns annual meeting on Aug. 21 in Phoenix. She joined the Pima County Attorney’s Office in 2001 and has been the chief deputy attorney since 2006, managing more than 100 prosecutors and civil legal advisors.
PHIL HERSCHMAN, Ph.D., has been appointed interim executive director of Sierra Tucson. Herschman is currently the chief clinical officer at CRC Health Group, parent company of Sierra Tucson. Before joining CRC in 2002, he served as chief executive officer of Behavioral Health Concepts, a national mental health management company he founded in 1993. Herschman holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego.