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MPS celebrates March Employees of the Month

Megan Kypke, fourth-grade teacher at Zaharis Elementary School, is surprised by students after being named Educator of the Month at the March 28 Mesa Public Schools Governing Board meeting. (Tim Hacker/Mesa Public Schools)

Employees from Information Systems, Skyline High School, and Whittier and Zaharis elementary schools were celebrated for their service at the March 28 Mesa Public Schools Governing Board meeting.

March Employees of the Month were recognized by superintendency and school board members for their leadership, commitment and dedication to students.

Certified and classified employees are nominated for the award by co-workers and endorsed by administrators. Selected employees are honored during the second board meeting of the month from September to April. The board meetings are usually standing room only and full of energy as the employees accept their honors.

March winners

Catherine “C.J.” Garland, general clerk, Skyline High School.
Megan Kypke, fourth-grade teacher, Zaharis Elementary School.
Dwight Popadince, computer repair technician, Information Systems.
Brandon Short, sixth-grade teacher, Whittier Elementary School.

Employees of the Month receive certificates, school board tributes and $400 for professional development workshops or conferences of their choice.

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