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In this issue: Find out what changing demographics in California mean for our work in education, join us in wishing Board Member Beauchman a
fond farewell, and learn which of your colleagues was named regional Technology Administrator of the Year!
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SCCOE Health Wellness Center
Suggestions and more ...
Idea Center: Tell us your big idea! Employee suggestions have led to many
cost-saving measures and other improvements.
The latest Accolades
Janice Battaglia, Manager of the SCCOE's Inclusion Collaborative, developed and led a first-of-its-kind statewide conference where 260 attendees learned new ways to create welcoming,
effective classrooms for all students. Thanks to the technical wizardry of the Media & Communications Department, the conference featured 3 live video feeds in 3 different rooms
and was able to reach hundreds of participants at 25 sites statewide–a COE first!
Media and Communications department, in conjunction with teams from Multilingual Education Services and Human Resources, has been awarded four Telly Awards for
excellence in film and video productions. Hats off to recipients Linda Gore, Lindsey Wong, Debbie Boer, Jeremy Smith, Rachel Zlotziver, Jason Sholl and Yee Wan
for their work on the award-winning videos.
Kathy Sealana, Director, Talent Management, led her team to a Golden Bell award for a leadership development, mentoring, and succession planning program.
Yee Wan, Director, Multilingual Education Services, also brought home a Golden Bell for her department's Seal of Biliteracy and Pathway Awards Initiative, which encourages
students to explore new languages and cultures.
Elizabeth Calhoon, Manager of Educational Technology Services, led a team of Google Certified Teachers in publishing a first-of-its-kind book to help
teachers make the most of Google Apps in the classroom.
Employees of the Month
Through his friend, Eliot Guernsey learned that supporting people with special needs was both fun and fulfilling.
Lindsey Wong helps departments and programs bring their unique creative visions to life.
Janet Zurovski has always been more interested in what happens to patients after the initial diagnosis.