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Classified School Employees of the Year

2014 Classified School Employees of the Year Celebrated

 

Classified School Employee of the Year

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) in collaboration with the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Contra Costa Charters from Region 6 co-hosted the 4th Annual Classified School Employee of the Year (CSEY) reception on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Nominees from seven participating school districts and eight nominees from the CCCOE were honored at a reception to celebrate this honorable recognition. Of the 26 nominees, four were selected as Contra Costa Classified School Employees of the Year: Diane Morrell, Office and Technical Category (CCCOE), Laurie Phillips, Para-Educator and Instructional Assistance Category (CCCOE), Brian McBride, Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities Category (MDUSD), and Carol Drohan,Support Services and Security Category (CCCOE).

County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Ovick and ACSA's Region 6 Executive Bob Giannini expressed heartfelt appreciation for the hard work that classified employees perform behind the scenes and in the classroom for the students of Contra Costa County.

Honorees included:

 

Contra Costa County Classified School Employees of the Year

 

Office and Technical Category

Diane Morrell CCCOE
Diane Morrell
Communications Specialist, Communications
Contra Costa County Office of Education

 

Para-Educator and Instructional Assistance Category

Laurie Phillips CCCOE
Laurie Phillips
Tutor
Contra Costa County Office of Education

 

Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities Category

Brian McBride Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Brian McBride
Electronic/Electrical Senior Leadworker
Mt. Diablo Unified School District

 

Support Services and Security Category

Carol Drohan CCCOE
Carol Drohan
Braillist
Contra Costa County Office of Education

 

Contra Costa County Classified School Employee of the Year Award Nominees

 

Office and Technical Category

Michelle West Martinez Unified School District
Michelle West
Technology Specialist
Martinez Unified School District

 

Mike Casey - Antioch Unified School District
Kristin Rasmussen
Library Technician
Orinda Union School District

 

Mike Casey - Antioch Unified School District
Mary Brakefield
Payroll Technician
Orinda Union School District

 

Para-Educator and Instructional Assistance Category

Lordes Comes CCCOE
Lourdes Comes
Instructional Assistant, Special Education
Contra Costa County Office of Education

 

Marie Middleton - Contra Costa County Office of Education
(from left to right) Classroom teacher Shannon Passalacqua, Christine Hair, Carol Williams, Vivian Meek,
Principal Shawn Wells, Munawar Khan, Sripriya Krishnamoorthy, Anita Robinson,
and Cheryl Dreebin. Tori Witty
not shown
Paraeducators, Bollinger Canyon Elementary School
San Ramon Unified School District

 

Support Services and Security Category

Carolyn Brannan CCCOE
Carolyn Brannan
Braillist
Contra Costa County Office of Education

 

Page updated on: November 20, 2014

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