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Board Recognizes December 2020 Employees of the Month

Teri Crandell, Michelle Kerin, and Cathy Goodrich

Teri Crandell, Michelle Kerin, and Cathy Goodrich were recognized as Employees of the Month by the Sacramento 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 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 Employees of the Month

Teri Crandell—Para-Educator, SH— was nominated by Principal Guy Holeman, for her contributions to the Special Education Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Crandell supports SCOE’s Young Adult Transition Program at Galt High School. She is committed to student success and works hard at developing positive relationships with students and staff. Ms. Crandell supports the classroom teacher in creating virtual group lessons and activities. She consistently projects a positive and friendly demeanor that reduces stress related to these challenging times. Teri Crandell has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since March 1991. 

Michelle Kerin—Para-Educator, SH— was nominated by Principal Guy Holeman, for her contributions to the Special Education Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Kerin supports SCOE’s Young Adult Transition Program at Galt High School. She is an invaluable member of the instructional team, supporting students in learning new skills and meeting their IEP goals. Ms. Kerin demonstrates a commitment to student achievement, as well as to personal growth. Michelle Kerin has been a Sacramento County Office of Education Employee since November 1991.

Certificated Employee of the Month

Cathy Goodrich—Teacher, SH—was nominated by Principal Guy Holeman, for her contributions to the Special Education Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education. Ms. Goodrich is teacher for SCOE’s Young Adult Transition Program at Galt High School. She has developed an exceptional program, which focuses on daily living, vocational, and community skills, in an effort to help her students become more independent and prepared for adult life. Ms. Goodrich has dedicated many hours to mastering various virtual platforms to meet students’ needs while distance learning. Cathy Goodrich has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since July 2002.