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Employee Recognition

NMUSD participates in the Orange County Department of Education Classified Employee of the Year (CSEY) recognition program. The CSEY program was created as a way to identify and honor exemplary California classified school employees.

The nomination categories are:

  • Clerical and Administrative Services
  • Custodial and Maintenance Services
  • Food and Nutrition Services
  • Health and Student Services
  • Paraprofessional
  • Security Services
  • Skilled Trades
  • Technical Services
  • Transportation Services

All candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Current permanent employee in our school district.
  2. Rank and file employee, not management or supervisory position.
  3. Minimum of five years of service in nominated category at NMUSD; no minimum FTE.
  4. May not have been previously nominated, (candidates can only be nominated once per category in their career).

Congratulations 2019 Classified School Employees of the Year!

  • Tabatha D. Strange
    Instructional Assistant - Special Education
  • My H. Lam
    Nutrition Services Assistant II
  • Scott E. Parks
    Bus Driver

2018-19 Classified Employees of the Year News Release

2018-19 Classified Employees of the Year Photos

Employee Service Awards are distributed in the spring for employees that have served NMUSD for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 Years.  The distribution schedule is based on Hire Date/Longevity Date and the pins are distributed the year following completion of the designated years of service.

Employee Service Awards 2021

Employee Service Awards 2020

Employee Service Awards 2019

The Human Resources Department along with the Board of Education, recognizes the District Retirees for the school year at the Board of Education Meeting in June. 

2018-19 Retirement Ceremony Photos

Contact Us

Classified Employees of the Year &
Employee Service Awards

V-Esther Caldwell
(714) 424-5047

Employee Retirement
Kathleen Hedges
(714) 424-4350