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
Kelly Kulikowski, Transition Specialist at El Centro, was nominated by Principal Barbara Modlin for her contributions to the Court and Community Schools Program of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Kelly Kulikowski works at SCOE's Culinary Arts program at the El Centro campus. She helps students transition from El Centro into the community through jobs in the culinary field. Ms. Kulikowski promotes civic engagement by partnering with the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy and conducts monthly Leader Labs focusing on character-based education. She distributes a weekly update to inform staff and stakeholders of upcoming Culinary Arts events and programs. Ms. Kulikowski exemplifies SCOE's commitment to high standards and student success. Ms. Kulikowski has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since 2018.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Christina Charbonneau, Senior Extension Teacher at Eleanor Lincoln Hickey Jr./Sr. High School, was nominated by Principal Craig Bradford for her contributions to the Court and Community Schools Program of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Christina Charbonneau is an integral part in the growth of the Senior Extension Program, most notably having played a key role in the implementation of Project-based Learning. She works closely with each student to assess their academic needs and identify barriers and challenges they face, in order to provide the support needed for successful completion of high school. Ms. Charbonneau encourages her students by celebrating their successes, no matter how small. She shows interest in their passions and encourages them to continue their educational journey toward community college or the workforce. Ms. Charbonneau has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since 1998.