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Employees of the Year Nominated by Peers for Commitment to Educational Quality, Work Performance, Leadership and School Community
 

ELK GROVE, Calif. – May 19, 2020 –  The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) tips their hat to eleven exceptional employees as the District’s 2019-2020 Employees of the Year. Each employee was nominated and selected by their affiliated members as superb partners in education to prepare every student to become a college, career and life ready graduate.

The 2019-20 Employees of the Year for the Elk Grove Unified School District are:

 

Category

Name

Job title

Site / Department

AFSCME American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

Linda Seamons

Library Technician

Anna Kirchgater Elementary

ATU Amalgamated Transit Union 

Rick Flint 

Bus Driver

Transportation

CSEA California School Employees Association

Janice Hinde

Health Assistant

Student Support and Health Services

Teacher of the Year – EGEA Elk Grove Education Association

Caroline Martin 

English Language Instructional Coach

English Learner Services

*2020-2021 Teacher of the Year – EGEA Elk Grove Education Association

Christa King

Special Education Teacher

John Ehrhardt Elementary

*2020-2021 Teacher of the Year – EGEA Elk Grove Education Association

Lynda Bettencourt

Teacher

James Rutter Middle School

EGTEAMS Elk Grove Team for Education/Administrative Management and Support 

Jennifer Yamzon 

Occupational Therapist

Special Education

EGTEAMS Elk Grove Team for Education/Administrative Management and Support 

Penny Whalen

Secretary

Laguna Creek High School

EGTEAMS Elk Grove Team for Education/Administrative Management and Support

Martin Hock III

Principal

Sunrise Elementary

NUHW National United Health Workers

Pam Seigen

Mental Health Therapist

Student Support and Health Services

PSWA Psychologists and Social Workers

Catherine (Kate) Babero

Social Worker

Student Support and Health Services

 

*Due to the timing of the Sacramento County Teacher of the Year (TOTY) competition, we typically announce our TOTY during the current year and those announced nominees will be entered into the county’s competition for the new upcoming school year.

 

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day to Prepare College, Career and Life Ready Graduates.

 

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Eventbrite.

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