A meals service employee at Hanson Elementary Faculty in Ramona has been named one of many 2022 California Categorized Workers of the Yr.
Gayla Hager is the lead meals service worker on the college and has been with the Ramona Unified Faculty District for 18 years. She was named one in every of 9 state categorised staff of the yr and was additionally one in every of California’s two nominees for the nationwide RISE (Recognizing Inspiring Faculty Workers) Award, which can be introduced by the U.S. Division of Schooling subsequent yr.
Hager was additionally chosen because the San Diego County Categorized Worker of the Yr.
In his announcement of the state honor, State Superintendent Tony Thurmond stated, “Gayla Hager stands out as an exemplary college meals service skilled, in each her kid-friendly method to customer support and her stellar work efficiency, even throughout troublesome circumstances. Gayla has perfected the steadiness between regulatory compliance and blissful, well-fed college students.”
Thurmond went on to explain how Hager learns the meals likes and dislikes of scholars so she will characterize them at districtwide menu planning conferences. In a number of cases through the COVID-19 pandemic, Hager needed to single-handedly put together, serve, clear up after and doc 450 meals in a single college day.
In addition to selecting their Categorized Workers of the Yr, many college districts have additionally named their Lecturers of the Yr, a few of whom will go on to compete for the county after which the state title. The San Diego County Workplace of Schooling plans to decide on and honor the San Diego County lecturers of the yr within the fall.
North County’s college district winners, certificated staff adopted by categorised staff, are:
Bonsall Unified Faculty District: Amy Tull, fifth-grade instructor, Vivian Banks Constitution Faculty; Laura Vera, attendance clerk, Sullivan Center Faculty
Carlsbad Unified Faculty District: Amanda Tsoi, sixth-grade science instructor, Valley Center Faculty; Dan DeLeon, campus security assistant, Sage Creek Excessive Faculty
Del Mar Union Faculty District: Stephanie Cluxton, kindergarten, Torrey Hills Faculty; well being aide technicians Susie Peterson, Ashley Falls, Lisa Kim, Sycamore Ridge, Debra Maldonado, Sage Canyon, Becky Younger, Del Mar Heights and Del Mar Hills, Tracy Berger, Carmel Del Mar, Jaime Hernandez, Torrey Hills, and Sanjana Dhruv, Ocean Air and Del Mar Heights
Encinitas Union Faculty District: Jennifer Inexperienced, fifth grade, Ocean Knoll Elementary Faculty; Danielle Johnson, educational assistant, specialised care I, Flora Vista Elementary Faculty
Escondido Union Faculty District: Carla Hodge, second grade, Felicita Elementary Faculty, and Johanna Vigil-Deleon, industrial expertise / STEM lab, Rincon Center Faculty; Gregory Nava, paraeducator within the SEAS (Social-Emotional Educational Helps) program, Miller Elementary Faculty
Escondido Union Excessive Faculty District: David Nemteanu, graphic arts instructor, Del Lago Academy; Tracy Reynolds, senior community assist technician, district service heart
Fallbrook Union Elementary Faculty District: Breena Bogikes, elementary bodily training instructor, William H. Frazier Elementary Faculty; Thomas O’Malley, lead mechanic, Transportation Division
Oceanside Unified Faculty District: Rebecca Miceli, first and second grade, Del Rio Elementary Faculty, and Kristina Vasquez, Eleventh-grade U.S. Historical past and ninth-grade entrepreneural exploration instructor, El Camino Excessive Faculty; Donna Contrado, well being technician, Palmquist Elementary Faculty, and Carlos Rozo, day lead custodian, César Chávez Center Faculty
Poway Unified Faculty District: Nay Flinn, kindergarten instructor at Join Academy, Aimee McCoy, eighth-grade humanities and AVID instructor, Mesa Verde Center Faculty, and Andrea Ford, Spanish instructor, Westview Excessive Faculty; Andrea Schmidt, college bus driver, Transportation Division, Alisa Mendenhall, accounting assistant IV, preschool, after college and prolonged pupil providers, Debra Sabatini, well being technician, Bernardo Heights Center Faculty, Julie Charles, well being technician, Willow Grove Elementary Faculty
Ramona Unified Faculty District: Kaylene Weber, intervention instructor grades 1-6, Barnett Elementary Faculty; Gayla Hager, lead meals service, Hanson Elementary Faculty
San Diego County Workplace of Schooling: Cindy Stallo, training specialist at 37ECB Group Faculty; Vedrana Carew, English language growth assistant, Lindsay Group Faculty
San Dieguito Union Excessive Faculty District: Timothy Stiven, social science and humanities instructor, Canyon Crest Academy; Cathy Shroyer, administrative assistant II, district workplace administrative providers
San Marcos Unified Faculty District: Kristen Engler, college counselor, Richland Elementary Faculty; Ivy Keim, occupational therapist, Early Schooling Heart
San Pasqual Union Faculty District: Kymbee McKay, kindergarten instructor; Mike Veach, upkeep division
Solana Seaside Faculty District: Kathy Cimo, college nurse, Solana Santa Fe Faculty; Susan Callagy, educational assistant, Solana Pacific Faculty
Valley Heart-Pauma Unified Faculty District: Evelyn Hupp, particular training instructor, Valley Heart Elementary Faculty; Omar Huerta, assist desk technician, district workplace expertise division
Vista Unified Faculty District (Golden Apple award winners): Susan Blew, a number of elementary topics, The Management Academy; Christine Barrett, arithmetic, Madison Center Faculty; Krystal De Leeuw, particular training, Vista Excessive Faculty; Christina DeSanto, principal, Rancho Minerva Center Faculty; Scott Conley, operations supervisor, Services/Upkeep/Operations; Rosie Figueroa, administrative secretary, Monte Vista Elementary Faculty; Nick Garcia, psychologist, Beaumont Elementary Faculty