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.
Classified Employee of the Month
Karin Green, Special Education Technician Community Schools, was nominated by Principal Carmen Walker for her contributions to the Community Schools Program of SCOE. Ms. Green serves students at SCOE's Elinor Lincoln Hickey Jr./Sr. High School and North Area Community School programs. Among her responsibilities are assisting classroom staff in implementing learning strategies and adaptations. This includes providing individual and small group instruction to special education students to help them meet required literacy and transition goals. States her supervisor, “Karin is a very professional team player who is dedicated to promoting success for her students. She collaborates and communicates well with the general education staff, probation, and other agency staff. Karin has a great rapport with her students and they know that they can count on her to be there for support and encouragement.” Ms. Green has been a SCOE employee since September 2015.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Nicole Peyret, RSP Teacher, was nominated by Principal Carmen Walker for her contributions to the Special Education/Resource Specialist Program of SCOE. Ms. Peyret works as a Resource Specialist Teacher (RSP) with special education students receiving instruction at SCOE's Elinor Lincoln Hickey Jr./Sr. High School and North Area Community School programs. Her work calls for her to develop, adapt, and modify instructional activities to help each student make progress according to the student's own IEP (Individualized Education Program). She works with students daily to meet their individual needs and is knowledgeable of the curriculum content. Says Ms. Peyret’s supervisor, “Nicole is dedicated, enthusiastic, intuitive, organized, conscientious, and a respected member of the RSP Team. She is fully integrated with the general education staff and participates in all staff development activities and program meetings.” In addition, Ms. Peyret participates in Student Study Team meetings and special education monthly meetings to discuss district referrals and special education services. Ms. Peyret has been a SCOE employee since July 2014.