Lakers Name Baldwin Park Unified Principal as Educator of the Month
H. Vincent Pratt, principal of Baldwin Park Unified’s North Park Continuation High School, has been honored as a January Educator of the Month by the Los Angeles Lakers. Pratt, who has been with Baldwin Park Unified for eight years, is a 20-year educator who focuses on building relationships with students and collaborations with the community to help students achieve their potential. Pratt was nominated by North Park health clerk Jeremiah I. Urista, who noted how the principal greets every student with a handshake each morning. North Park, an alternative school for juniors and seniors who face significant life challenges, has been designated a Model Continuation School by California.