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Board Recognizes January 2020 Employees of the Month

Jennifer Leeper, Tyler Shea, and Lisa Saenz

January 2020 Classified Employee of the Month Tyler Shea with January 2020 Certificated Employee of the Month Team Jennifer Leeper and Lisa Saenz were recognized by the County Board of Education.

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

Tyler Shea, Audio-Visual Support Specialist, was nominated by Director Joey Alexander for his contributions to the overall success of the Computer, Network, and Telecommunication Support (CNTS) Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE). Over the course of a year, Tyler Shea provides support at more than 1,000 SCOE meetings, events, and trainings throughout the county. He provides outstanding customer service to presenters and is able to remain calm at all times - even when his work becomes stressful, as it frequently does in A/V support. Additionally, Mr. Shea provides assistance to SCOE employees with computer issues on the CNTS help-desk line. Mr. Shea has been a SCOE employee since December 2017.

Certificated Employee of the Month

Jennifer Leeper, Teacher, and Lisa Saenz, Teacher, Mitchell Middle School, were nominated by Principal Chris Aland, for their contributions to the overall success of the CARE Program operated by the Sacramento County Office of Education. Jennifer Leeper and Lisa Saenz provide curriculum support and teach students who are in need of extra support. Ms Leeper teaches 7th grade English language arts and social studies. Lisa Saenz teaches 8th grade English language arts and social studies. Ms. Leeper and Ms. Saenz have an amazing ability for building relationships with students. They get to know every student's unique stories, which helps motivate students in the classroom and in their day-to-day lives. Their classroom walls are rich with student work and creative, engaging bulletin boards. Ms. Leeper and Ms. Saenz are collaborative in their efforts and work closely with each family, providing assistance in any way they can. Jennifer Leeper has been a SCOE employee since September 2018. Lisa Saenz has been a SCOE employee since March 2017.

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.