The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is one of 58 county offices located throughout the state. Approximately 650 regular and more than 950 temporary and substitute SCOE staff work year-round providing services that complement and supplement those offered by public school districts in Sacramento County.
Classified Employee of the Month
Jeanette Carrillo, an Instructional Assistant II with the Special Services Department, was nominated by Principal Sharon Holstege for her contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Carrillo serves students five through 10 years of age with severe disabilities at SCOE's Reymouth School campus. She is an integral part of the team providing educational opportunities to students who have many health challenges and physical disabilities. Ms. Carrillo has been instrumental in the school-to-home connection by translating and interpreting for families of SCOE students whose primary language is Spanish. According to her supervisor, "Jeanette treats students and colleagues in a respectful manner. She is regarded as a thorough professional in her interactions with students, families, and colleagues. Her calm and competent approach quickly gains the confidence of the parents of children with complex health needs who are in her program." Ms. Carrillo has been employed by the Sacramento County Office of Education since September, 1990.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Linda Glines, an ROP (Regional Occupational Program) Instructor, was nominated by Certified Health Program Coordinator Trudy Mazer for her contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. She teaches the Certified Nursing Assistant-Home Health Aide (CNA-HHA) course and serves as Teacher-in-Charge for the ROP Health Cluster. Ms. Glines instructs students at SCOE's classroom located within Gramercy Court, an assisted living and skilled nursing facility. Her students are generally adults; she has also had some high school students who are juniors or seniors and has taught young adults from Job Corps. Her classes range in size from 15 students in the hospital area to 30 students in the theory portion of the program. The subjects in the Certified Nursing Assistant-Home Health Aide Course include the physical and emotional care of patients with emphasis on the elderly. Her supervisor says, "Linda is an excellent role model for her students. Her outstanding nursing skills are matched by her integrity, honesty, and efficiency. Linda has high expectations for herself and her students. Her standards inspire students to perform at their maximum potential." Ms. Glines continues to take continuing education courses for professional development. She has actively participated in the Caregiver Training Initiative Grant, which is a valuable source of both funding and support for ROP's CNA-HHA instructional program. Ms. Glines has been employed by the Sacramento County Office of Education since September, 1997.