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Employee Recognition

Now Accepting Nominations!

It's that time of year again!

The Employee of the Year recognition program recognizes exceptional employees whose services are truly outstanding in their contribution to the function and overall mission of Central Unified School District. Award recipients are nominated and selected by their peers to represent the collective efforts of administrative, certificated, and classified employees in Central Unified School District.


Nominees for Employee of the Year must have been employed by Central Unified for a minimum of three years. 

Please note that nomination forms must be signed by, the nominator, the employee being nominated (nominee), and that nominated employee's Principal and/or Supervisor. 

Electronic copies may be submitted to: Alegdra Meza (

Hard copies may be submitted to:     

Central Unified School District                                                     
Human Resources Department, District Office, Room 9
Attention: Alegdra Meza
5652 W. Gettysburg Ave
Fresno, CA 93722                                                             


Employee of the Year Nomination Forms

Nominations are collected annually for the following categories:
  • Classified "Rookie" of the Year
  • Certificated "Rookie" of the Year
  • Exemplary Attendance
  • Certificated Substitute of the Year
  • Years of Service Award
  • Retiree Recognition
  • Classified Employee of the Year
  • Certificated Employee of the Year
  • Administrator of the Year
  • Mentor Teacher of the Year


FCSS, Educator of the Year Awards Ceremony
November 16, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
William Saroyan Theatre
700 “M” Street
Fresno, California
This event honors the award recipients of last year’s Central Unified Employee of the Year Ceremony, that moved on to represent the District at the County level, they are: 
Administrator of the Year
Administrative Employee of the Year
Administrative Employee of the Year
Geoffrey Garratt
James K. Polk Elementary
Certificated Employee of the Year
Certificated Employee of the Year
Dina Heggen
Pathway Community Day School
Classified Employee of the Year
Classified Employee of the Year
Angie Aguirre
Attendance Secretary
El Capitan Middle School