The Personnel Commission’s Organizational Excellence Classified Training Branch is coordinating the nomination process for the 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Award process. 

Employees who are nominated through this process will be considered for both LAUSD's Exemplary Classified Employee of the Year and the California Department of Education's Classified School Employees of the Year program. 


NOMINATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2017

 

How do I nominate my staff member?

Each nomination packet must be initiated by the employee's supervisor/administrator.  To nominate an employee, please submit the following forms to everydayheroes@lausd.net no later than February 28, 2017:

  • Nominee Information Form (To be completed by supervisor/administrator and must be signed by the employee being nominated) NOTE: Please scan and email completed form as a PDF document.
  • Nominee Recommendation Forms (3 recommendations in total: 1 must be completed by supervisor/administrator, 2 others can be completed by colleagues, parents, teachers, etc.) NOTE: Please email forms as WORD documents.

Submit completed forms to everydayheroes@lausd.net no later than February 28, 2017.

What are the critieria to nominate an employee?

For LAUSD's Exemplary Classified Employee of the Year Award process, the nominee must:

  • Be a current classified employee in active and permanent status.

For CA Department of Education Classified School Employees of the Year Award process, the nominee must:

  • Be a current classified employee in active and permanent status.
  • Be a rank and file employee, not in a management or supervisory position.
  • Have a minimum of five years in the nomination category (see below for explanation of categories).

NOTE: Nominees will automatically be considered for both awards, provided they meet the criteria.

Which nominee category should I use on the Nominee Information Form?

  • Child Nutrition: Examples - Food Service Worker, Food Production Worker
  • Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities: Examples - Buildings and Grounds Worker, Gardener, Forklift Operator
  • Office and Technical: Examples - Office Technician, Secretary, Attorney, IT Specialist
  • Para-educator and Instructional Assistance:  Examples - Special Education Assistant, Instructional Aide
  • Support Services & Security: Examples - Police Officer, Police Detective
  • Transportation: Examples - Bus Driver, Dispatcher, Mechanic
  • Supervisor/Manager (in all areas): Examples - School Administrative Assistant, Plant Manager, Food Service Manager, Principal Administrative Analyst, Regional Transportation Manager

What is the timeline of events?

  • Deadline to submit nomination packets: February 28, 2017
  • LA County Dept. of Educ. selects finalists for State process: March 21, 2017
  • LAUSD selects Exemplary Classified Employee and notifies awardee: Early April 2017
  • CA Dept. of Education announces the Classified School Employee of the Year awardees: April 2017
  • LAUSD's Exemplary Classified Employee of the Year is honored at Personnel Commission meeting: May 2017

Where can I go for additional information?

For information on LAUSD's Exemplary Classified Employee of the Year Process: http://www.oelausd.org/employee_recognition/employee_recognition_overview. Tel. 213-241-3440 Email: Everydayheroes@lausd.net

For information on the CA Department of Education's Classified School Employee of the Year Process: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/sr/cl/programdesc.asp

Where do I submit the nomination packet?

Submit completed forms to everydayheroes@lausd.net no later than February 28, 2017.

A complete nomination packet will include the following: