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
Debbie Frame, an Accounting Technician with the Financial Services Department, has been nominated by Financial Services Coordinator Becky Taylor for her contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Frame is responsible for providing accounting support for several SCOE departments and projects, including Information Systems, Payroll, Personnel, and Training, Development and Research. She tracks time documentation requirements for personnel who are multi-funded or grant-funded, in addition to maintaining a cash receipts log. Ms. Frame assists with quarterly accounts receivable reconciliation and maintains budget narratives for SCOE's annual budget report. According to her supervisor, Ms. Frame "is always ready to learn more about school finance and to take on additional duties. We can always count on Debbie to help others in the department, no matter what the task." Ms. Frame has been employed by SCOE since March 2001.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Mariko Mally, a school nurse with Special Education, has been nominated by Principal Judy Yamamoto for her contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Mally, who works at SCOE's Leo A. Palmiter Jr.-Sr. High School campus, serves students in Juvenile Court and Community Schools RSP (Resource Specialist Program) and ED (Emotionally Disturbed) programs. She maintains student health records, helps students gain access to health-related services and provides case management. She also educates staff and students on critical health issues, and she conducts mandated trainings and other health-related inservices for employees. Ms. Mally, who is licensed as both a marriage family therapist and a family therapist, uses her many skills to aid students and their families. She frequently undertakes additional training to help her gain an even greater understanding of working with families and students. Her supervisor says, "She is great with students and is a wonderful asset to our team." Ms. Mally has been employed by the Sacramento County Office of Education since October 1998.