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Board Recognizes October 2019 Employees of the Month

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. 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

Yolanda Adams, Transition Specialist at North Area Community School, was nominated by Principal Lisa Alcalá for her contributions to the Court and Community Schools Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Yolanda Adams is a transition specialist at North Area Community School. She primarily works with expelled youth in grades 7-12. Ms. Adams' assists students with their academics by working with them in the classroom or by taking students out of the classroom to provide them one-on-one or small group assistance. She helps students create resumes and apply for jobs. Ms. Adams is dedicated to making the school environment work for the student. She builds great relationships with students and has an amazing sense of humor. Ms. Adams has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since June 2010.

Certificated Employee of the Month

Jayme Heal, Teacher at Folsom Middle School CARE, was nominated by Principal Chris Aland for her contributions to the Alternative Education Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Heal teaches Math, English, and a curriculum support class for 22 students in eighth grade who need extra support. She is phenomenal when it comes to building relationships with students. Ms. Heal makes sure she knows every students' story and passion in life to help motivate them in the classroom. Her classroom walls are rich with student work and engaging bulletin boards. Ms. Heal takes the time to work with each family, helping them navigate the school process each day. She is very engaged with the Folsom Middle School staff to be a team player on their campus. Ms. Heal has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since August 2018.

About SCOE's Employee Recognition 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 call the SCOE Communications Office at (916) 228-2417.

Lisa Alcala, Yolanda Adams, Karina Talamantes
October 2019 Classified Employee of the Month Yolanda Adams receives a certificate of recognition from and Principal Lisa Alcalá and Board Trustee Karina Talamantes.
Heather Davis, Jayme Heal, Chris Aland
October 2019 Certificated Employee of the Month Jayme Heal receives a certificate of recognition from Board Trustee Heather Davis and Director Chris Aland.