Carol Fredericks, a Special Education Instructional Assistant at (CHMS), has been named ’s November 2011 Classified Employee of the Month. She will be recognized at the Nov. 9, 2011 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting.
CHMS Principal Catina Hancock nominated Fredericks, who has served the District and school since August 2005. Calling her “an integral part of our learning community,” Hancock says, “Carol has a gift for connecting with students; she has had wonderful success working with students with various special needs. Her behavior management is superb and her knowledge of curriculum is evident in her daily practice. She adapts the modality and pace of instruction based on the unique needs of learners under her guidance. Carol’s skills, enthusiasm and dedication are appreciated by our students, staff and parents.”
Principal Hancock concludes, “Carol Fredericks exemplifies the professionalism that we look for in all of our employees.”
Fredericks modestly says, “I simply do what the job calls for. This year, I work with students with special needs in sixth-grade English and eighth-grade math classes. It’s very rewarding.”
Her students think she’s terrific. Adriana Verdugo says: “She helps me and she’s very nice.”
Classified employees of the month are nominated by District administrators for consistently performing above and beyond in the scope of their jobs.
Press Release by CUSD