The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) has officially announced the names of the Sacramento County Classified School Employees of the Year for 2023. The competition, which is open to school district and SCOE staff, is designed to acknowledge and promote the efforts of outstanding classified (non-certificated, non-management) employees across the county.
Evaluators from each participating district reviewed the applications and the written narratives that were provided by the nominees. The highest-scoring candidate in each category was selected for exemplary work performance, school and community involvement, and leadership. The winner in each category will now move on to represent Sacramento County in the California Classified School Employees of the Year competition.
Partners supporting the Sacramento County Classified School Employees of the Year Program include the Sacramento Republic FC, the Sacramento River Cats, and SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union.
2023 County Classified Employees of the Year
- Troygah Ahmach, Twin Rivers Unified School District
Clerical and Administrative Services Category
- Kerry Wedel, Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Custodial and Maintenance Services Category
- Antoinette Tanksley, Twin Rivers Unified School District
Food and Nutrition Services Category
- Amber Dimas, Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Health and Student Services Category
- Rachel Dennis, Sacramento County Office of Education
Paraprofessional Services Category
- Terry Douglas, Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Security Services Category
- Daniel Ericksen, Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Transportation Services Category
A California Department of Education (CDE) committee will now evaluate nominations statewide. The overall objective is to acknowledge and promote the efforts of outstanding classified (non-certificated) school employees. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction is expected to announce the recipients of the state awards in May.