MCOE names Teacher of the Year and Classified School Employees of the Year  

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Teacher of the Year and Classified Employees of the Year Awards Ceremony 

Monterey County Names Teacher of the Year and Classified School Employees of the Year.

Teacher of the Year and Classified School Employees of the Year

Kevin Dufault, who teaches AVID and GATE Science at Harden Middle School in the Salinas Union High School District, was chosen as the 2016 Monterey County Teacher of the Year, and will represent Monterey County in the California Department of Education’s 2016 Teacher of the Year Program.

Six classified school employees, representing the six classified categories (child nutrition, maintenance and operations, transportation, para-educator, office or technical, and support services and security) have been chosen as Monterey County Classified School Employees of the Year, and were nominated for consideration in the California Department of Education’s 2015 Classified Employee of the Year Program.  They are:

  • Ms. Grace Bobian in the Child Nutrition category from the King City Union School District
  • Mr. David Gaboni in the Maintenance, Operations and Facilities category from the Monterey County Office of Education
  • Ms. Diana Curtice in the Support Services and Security category from the Carmel Unified School District
  • Ms. Stephanie Domingos in the Para-Educator and Instructional Assistance category from the King City Union School District
  • Mr. Ruben Parra in the Transportation category from the Monterey County Office of Education
  • Ms. Anita Ayala in the Office and Technical category from the Salinas Union High School District

Each of the winners and district nominees were recognized at an awards ceremony on Monday, May 18  at the Monterey County Office of Education in Salinas.

Nominations were submitted by Monterey County school districts, and reviewed by a selection committee consisting of administrators, teachers, and representatives from professional organizations.