Employee Recognition

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Shown below are teachers and classified staff who have been recognized by our Board of Directors during the 2019-20 school year.  

The Board of Directors created the employee awards program to publicly recognize our certificated teachers and classified staff for their outstanding contributions and dedication to our students and community.  Each month nominations are collected, reviewed by a committee, and the one that best defines the award is selected and recognized at a Board of Directors meeting.  At the end of the school year, a Teacher and Classified Employee of the Year is recognized.  This award is an accumulation of the monthly awards reviewed by a committee.  An employee is selected based on their dedication, knowledge, and passion for their profession, inspires students and colleagues, and has gained the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues.  Thank you to our sponsors who support the staff recognition program - Heritage Bank, Dos Reales Restaurant, and Stanwood Cinemas!

OCTOBER 2019

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Brian Wallis (left) Teacher of the Month.  Chef Wallis teaches the Culinary Arts Program at Stanwood High School and was nominated by his colleagues.  Marilou (Lulu) Gaylen (right), Classified Employee of the Month for October is a para-educator at Stanwood Elementary School and was nominated by a colleague.  Congratulations!


 SEPTEMBER 

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Nathan Christensen (left), Teacher of the Month.  Mr. Christensen teaches at Lincoln Hill High School/Lincoln Academy and was nominated by a parent.  Payroll-Personnel Staff (from left to right, Roxanne Forslund, Jana Shaughnessy, Kaylie Amundson, Sandy Kintner, and Rita Kellerman), Classified Employees of the Month for September were nominated by Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources.  Congratulations to all!


2018-19 School Year:

TEACHER AND CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR


Photo of Carrie MillerPhoto of Carrie MillerCarrie Miller (left) and Carrie James (right) were honored as Classified Employee of the Year and Teacher of the Year for 2018-19.  The Board of Directors formally recognized both employees at their May 21, 2019, regular board meeting.  

Carrie Miller, Technology Support Specialist, was honored as Classified Employee of the Yearfor her work ethic, understanding of the role of technology in support of student learning, her great attitude, and bridging the gap between technology and learning in a supportive, helpful way. 

As Teacher of the Year, Carrie James, Stanwood High School, was honored as a dedicated professional who propels her students to excellence, inspires the minds and character of her students through her spirit and positivity, and has proven herself to be a valuable and integral part of her school and community 

Congratulations to Carrie Miller and Carrie James!  Thank you for all you do in support of students, staff, and community!

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The employee award programs are sponsored by our local businesses:  Heritage Bank, Dos Reales Restaurant, and Stanwood Cinemas.