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 242,000 K-12 students are served by public schools in Sacramento County.
Classified Employee of the Month
Marty Florey, Administrative Assistant, was nominated by Court and Community Schools Director Chris Aland for her contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Florey supports SCOE's Court, Community Schools and CARE (Community Action for Responsive Education) programs in all areas of operation, including providing clerical assistance, scheduling, budget entry and monitoring, and communications. In addition to her work with Court and Community Schools administration, she serves as clerical substitute at SCOE campuses on an as-needed basis. Her supervisor says, "Ms. Florey see's the 'big picture' as well as the little details in our work, and always helps us solve a problem when we may not anticipate it. She is efficient beyond belief. When asked to turn a need around, without hesitation she says, 'absolutely.' She has an amazing positive attitude and always has a smile on her face. Her addition to our department has enabled us to serve more students in a timelier fashion." Ms. Florey is a valued member of SCOE's Mather Employee Events Team (MEET), assisting in providing activities that bolster employee morale and community involvement. She also serves on SCOE's annual Employee Recognition Day Planning Committee. Concludes her supervisor, "Ms. Florey is a vital asset to the family here at SCOE. Her efforts have an incredible positive ripple effect on our programs. Without her efforts, we would be at a huge disadvantage. All of us want to say a big thank you for her support." Ms. Florey has been employed by the Sacramento County Office of Education since January 2009.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Brad Hulan, ROP/CTE Teacher, was nominated by Adult Re-entry Program Director Marc Nigel for his contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. Mr. Hulan teaches Life Skills and Business classes for clients at the Sacramento Community Based Coalition (SCBC) and the West Sacramento Day Reporting Center (WSDRC). In addition to his regular teaching assignment, Mr. Hulan also coordinates a program that teaches students to engrave and create awards for all of SCOEs programs, community programs and local school districts. His supervisor calls Mr. Hulan "Our 'Brad of all Trades" and describes one of his typical work days: Mr. Hulan arrives to work at 6 a.m., when he prepares the "snack bar" for SCOE's 24 clients participating in the Caltrans litter abatement program. Once the Caltrans crew departs, Mr. Hulan's time is spent preparing for his morning classes and responding to orders for the awards/engraving program. At 9 a.m., he teaches classes his life skill and business classes at the SCBC or the WSDRC. The rest of his day is filled by working with clients, running the snack bar business, and engraving plaques and awards. His students recently provided engraved "years of service awards" for employees and retirees honored at SCOE's Employee Recognition Day. Concludes his supervisor, "Mr. Hulan's work has a tremendous impact on all departments in SCOE. His attention to detail can be seen in every plaque he engraves. He consistently displays a positive attitude, professional approach and willingness to go above and beyond for our clients as well as the staff. He has been, and will continue to be, a vital part of the Adult Re-entry Program's success." Mr. Hulan has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since August 1991.
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.