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 which complement and supplement those offered by public school districts in Sacramento County. More than 240,000 K-12 students are served by public schools in Sacramento County.
Classified Employee of the Month
Bryan Paveglio, Behavior Management Technician, was nominated by Principal Lauren Roth for his contributions to the Special Education program of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Mr. Paveglio, who works with students at SCOE's Leo A. Palmiter Jr./Sr. High School, has been instrumental in the establishment of the Positive Acknowledgement System on campus. He supports the efforts of teachers, para-educators, and staff to maintain a safe and positive learning environment, assisting students as they work through difficult situations and learn to develop positive peer relations. Mr. Paveglio facilitates behavior implementation meetings and is a valued contributor at IEP (Individualized Education Program) staff-parent meetings. An active member of the Palmiter Safety Committee and PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) Leadership Committee, he also serves as coach of the school's flag football team. Concludes his supervisor, "Mr. Paveglio is dedicated and demonstrates many leadership skills, always seeing the positive in every situation. His cool and calm demeanor, his rapport with students, his sense of humor, and his 'team player' approach, make him a definite asset to the program at Palmiter." Mr. Paveglio has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since July 2012.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Kim Craven, ED Teacher, was nominated by Principal Lauren Roth for her contributions to the Special Education program of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Craven teaches in SCOE's elementary program serving students with social-emotional needs at the Cyril Spinelli Elementary School campus, which is located in Antelope within the Center Joint Unified School District. Reports her supervisor, "Ms. Craven is an excellent teacher who is always student-centered, encourages students to do their best, is patient beyond belief, is kind, and consistently serves as a positive role model for our 2nd-4th grade students." She is highly regarded for her ability to work well with teachers at the general school site, as well with as SCOE instructional and support staff. Ms. Craven participates in ED leadership, on the School Site Council, and as a member of SCOE's Math Adoption Curriculum Committee. In her many years with SCOE, she has served as Teacher-in-Charge at several campuses. Her supervisor concludes, "Ms. Craven makes learning fun and has a gentle manner when encouraging students to focus on learning. She has created a learning environment that values and respects students' efforts to learn new skills and become more independent thinkers. Students who never liked school are cheerfully attending—and love being in her class." Ms. Craven has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since August 1999.
About SCOE's Employee Recognition Program
Sacramento County Board of Education celebrates the accomplishments and exemplary service of SCOE employees through the Employees of the Month Program. Parents, colleagues, and community members wishing to recommend a non-management staff member for consideration as a SCOE Employee of the Month may submit a nomination form. For questions about the program, please e-mail or phone Cathy Sapunor: (916) 228-2416.