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2017 Employees Making a Difference

Event Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Petersen Event Center, 720 12th Street, Modesto

The Employees Making a Difference program honors outstanding Classified/Confidential employees.

Coordinated by SCOE and the local Association of California School Administrators, this is the seventh year of the program. This local effort is the first step in a statewide program that honors six California Classified Employees of the Year – one in each of the following categories:

Child Nutrition


Para-educator (instructional assistants)

Maintenance operations

Office and Technical

Support Services and Security

The process is simple:

Describe how this nominee is making a difference.

Ask someone to write a letter to support your nomination.

Districts will select their own honorees and forward nominations to the County Office based on ADA:

0 – 4999 students                 = 1 nominee

5,000 - 9,999 students          = 2 nominees

10,000 – 20,000 students      = 3 nominees

20,000+ students                  = 4 nominees


To nominate an employee:

1. Complete the 2016-17 Nomination Form

2. Print and collect signatures from Nominee, Supervisor, and District Superintendent.

3. Mail or email to:

Brittney Boone

SCOE Administration

Route #000/1100 H Street, Modesto, CA 95354


Additional resources for nomination submissions:

Nominee Recommendation Examples- PDF

Employees Making A Difference Selection Criteria-PDF

Nominated employees can also be considered for the Jane Johnston Civility Award.  See information on nomination form and below.

Jane Johnston Civility Award Selection Criteria-PDF

Jane Johnston Civility Award Scoring Rubric-PDF

District nominations are due: November 18, 2016
SCOE nominations are due: November 9, 2016

For more information contact Brittney Boone at or (209)238-1706.