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. The Sacramento County Board of Education celebrates the accomplishments and exemplary service of SCOE employees through the Employees of the Month Program.
Classified Employee of the Month
Cline Moore, Behavioral Management Technician, was nominated by Principal Lauren Roth for his contributions to the Special Education Program of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Cline Moore works at the Leo A. Palmiter Jr./Sr. High School campus. He participates in the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Leadership team which emphasizes teaching students' school-wide expectations and acknowledging them for work well done. Mr. Moore serves as a mentor with Check In, Check Out, the school mentoring program. He has been integral in developing a positive climate and culture on the campus. Mr. Moore leads Friday Night Live activities such as neighborhood graffiti abatement and town hall meetings with students and their families. He developed the Bike Club at Palmiter, where students paint and repair bicycles that have been donated by the Sheriff's Department, which they then get to keep. Mr. Moore has been employed by SCOE since 2013.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Nick Papagiannopoulos, ED Teacher, was nominated by Principal Lauren Roth for his contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education. Known as "Mr. Pappas" to his students, he teaches the 12th grade Transition Partnership Program (TPP) Class at SCOE's Leo A. Palmiter Jr./Sr. High School. He has served as Teacher in Charge, and leads the Chick Fil A Leadership Academy and Student Council. Mr. Papagiannopoulos also takes the lead with curriculum adoption and implementation. Students enrolled in this class, which is coordinated in partnership with the California Department of Rehabilitation, are working on meeting goals that lead to employment. When working with students, he is encouraging and able to provide life lessons to help students transition smoothly from high school to post-secondary activities. Mr. Papagiannopoulos has been employed by SCOE since 2013.