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
Rachel Unterbrink, Multimedia Design Specialist, was nominated by Kasia Faughn, Program Manager, for her contributions to the overall success of the Student Assessment and Program Accountability (C-SAPA) of the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE). Rachel Unterbrink is a reliable, knowledgeable, creative, and talented graphic artist. Not only is she well-versed in current trends and best practices of graphic design and accessibility, but she has a versatile skill set that has allowed her to support various projects with great success. In every visual branding project and task assigned, Ms. Unterbrink contributes to the success of the Assessment Validity and Outreach contract with the California Department of Education. In addition to her daily tasks, Ms. Unterbrink is collaborating with various departments on a SCOE-wide infographic project. Rachel Unterbrink has been a SCOE employee since June 2017.
Certificated Employee of the Month
Rachel Remner, Alternative Education Teacher, was nominated by Principal Barbara Modlin, for her contributions to the overall success of the Court and Community School Program at El Centro Jr./Sr. High School. Rachel Remner teaches all academic subjects in a self-contained classroom serving the academic needs of incarcerated youth in grades 9–12 grades. Ms. Remner is kind, caring, and truly committed to helping incarcerated youth. She holds herself to the highest standard and is constantly seeking strategies to meet the needs of a diverse and ever-changing student population within juvenile hall. Ms. Remner is successful in educating our students who historically struggle to engage in school by making unique connections with her students, which leads to improved educational experiences and outcomes. Rachel Remner has been an employee of the Sacramento County Office of Education since September 2005.