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SCOE Classified Workers Saluted with Ice Cream Social

Classified School Employees Recognized May 19–25

Superintendent and Cabinet serving ice cream

With tasty, cold ice cream and warm smiles, classified employees of the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) were honored on May 21 at what has become an annual tradition: an afternoon ice cream social.

Members of the Superintendent's Cabinet scooped frozen treats into bowls and cones for employees as a gesture of thanks and appreciation for the contributions of education employees.

The Sacramento County Board of Education, during its May 7 meeting, adopted a resolution proclaiming May 19–25, 2013 as "Classified School Employee Week" in Sacramento County.

In a message to SCOE's classified employees, Superintendent Gordon wrote, "On behalf of the Board of Education and the SCOE Cabinet, I would like to extend our heartfelt and personal thanks to you for all of the contributions that you make as a valued member of our education team. We greatly appreciate the outstanding service that you provide to our students, their families, and to the entire Sacramento County community. It is because of your dedication and hard work that we are making a real difference in the lives of our students."

SCOE is one of 58 county offices of education in the State of California. It plays a vital role in providing technical assistance, curriculum and instructional support, staff development, legal and financial advice, and oversight to Sacramento County school districts. 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.

Employees posing with bowls of ice cream
Cabinet members holding ice cream scoops and whipped cream
Employees eating ice cream
Employees with Classified Employee Week sign