Employees from Native American Education Program, and Lowell, MacArthur and Salk elementary schools were celebrated for their service at the April 25 Mesa Public Schools Governing Board meeting.
April 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.
Read the school board tributes to the April winners:
Sherry Hussein, health assistant, Salk Elementary School
Jennifer Lefler, home/school liaison, Native American Education Program
Karen Weinstein, fifth-grade teacher, MacArthur Elementary School
Maria White, reading interventionist, Lowell Elementary School
Employees of the Month receive certificates, school board tributes and $400 for professional development workshops or conferences of their choice.