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Classified Staff of the Year

Staff with the following titles may be nominated for the Classified Staff of the Year Award: food service worker, custodian, paraprofessional (office, classroom, transportation, special education, etc.), bus driver, pool manager, pool specialists, cook manager, assistant cook manager, executive assistant, administrative assistant, food service coordinator, food service operations supervisor, central maintenance worker, assistant mechanic, transportation route supervisor, technology support assistant, interpreter, building engineer, mechanic, transportation operations supervisor, facilities supervisor, accounting technician, English learner liaison, human resources specialist, public relations specialist, human resources generalist, payroll specialist, purchasing specialist, technology support technician, custodial services manager, theater technician, electrician, grounds services & athletic fields coordinator, payroll supervisor, webmaster, data analyst, systems analyst, database specialist, school nurse, accountant, human resources manager, network engineer, technical support services coordinator, certified occupational therapy assistant, carpenter/locksmith, behavior technician, book warehouse assistant, lead behavior technicians, district registrar, administrative assistant to assistant superintendent, administrative assistant to the superintendent, HR benefits specialist, HR generalist,  HR/payroll supervisor, HR/payroll manager, maintenance & compliance supervisor, operations specialist, security technician, leave manager, recruitment manager, deputy director, buildings & grounds, mental health therapist, social worker, behavior coach, social emotional behavior (SEB) interventionist, coordinator of tech support services.

Year Recipient Title Location
2016 - 2017  Frances Lindseth    Special Education Paraprofessional Sheyenne High School
2017 - 2018  Tonya Vetter Administrative Assistant to the Activities Department    West Fargo High School
2018 - 2019  Shannon Jantzi Administrative Assistant to the Counseling Office West Fargo High School
2019 - 2020  Lynda Krueger Paraprofessional Eastwood Elementary School
2020 - 2021  Carolie Farkas Administrative Assistant Harwood Elementary School
2021 - 2022  Lisa Vasichek Lead School Nurse West Fargo Public Schools
2022 - 2023  Suzanne McTiver Special Education Paraprofessional West Fargo High School
2023 - 2024  Ellen Aamot Paraprofessional West Fargo High School
2024 - 2025 Caroline Arrellano Paraprofessional Osgood Elementary School