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Board Recognizes June 2021 Employees of the Month

Trisha Odin and Kristina Aldrich

June 2021 Classified Employee of the Month Trisha Odin and June 2021 Certificated Employee of the Month Kirstina Aldrich 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 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

Trisha Odin, Program Analyst/Communications, was nominated by Director Tim Herrera for her contributions to the Sacramento County Office of Education Communications Office. Ms. Odin provides a wide range of administrative and clerical support for the communications team and the districts we serve. She assists with the coordination of all major events/programs including SCOE's Employee Recognition Day, the Teacher of the Year program, and the Classified School Employee of the Year program. Ms. Odin is a resourceful and solution-oriented person who provides innovative approaches to her assigned projects. She is a self-starter who demonstrates a passion for acquiring new skills and expanding her experience within the department. Ms. Odin's smile, positive attitude, and professionalism are contagious. Trisha Odin has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since 2016.

Certificated Employee of the Month

Kristina Aldrich, Teacher/Special Education, was nominated by Principal Guy Holman for her contributions to the Independent Living Skills Program at Galt High School. Ms. Aldrich has developed an exceptional program with a focus on functional academics, daily living skills, pre-vocational skills, and community-based instruction. She consistently strives for active student engagement and adjusts her instruction and strategies to meet the specific needs of her students in order to promote improved outcomes. She is proficient at building positive relationships with families, related service providers, campus faculty, as well as her own instructional team. While distance learning, Ms. Aldrich has dedicated many hours to improving her skills and adapting her curriculum for a virtual platform. Kristina Aldrich has been a Sacramento County Office of Education employee since 2017.