School-Related Professional of the Year
June Eichas named 2015-16 School-Related Professional of the Year
June Eichas, teaching assistant at Village Elementary School, was named School-Related Professional (SRP) of the Year at the staff convocation at Hilton High School on September 6.
For the past 17 years, Eichas has treasured and respected her students for the unique individuals they are and works hard to advance each child's social, emotional and academic skills. Her coworkers describe her as kind, compassionate, selfless and reliable. "June is a model citizen of character and compassion, and makes our learning community and world a better place," said one nominator. "Her ability to think she can do better, try something differently, and hope for more has pushed me to become a better teacher," said another.
The other SRP of the Year finalists were: Brit Brattlie, nurse at Village Elementary School; Pat Jarvis, teaching assistant at Northwood Elementary School; and Becky Myers, teacher's aide at Hilton High School.
Hilton CSD School-Related Professional of the Year Award
Hilton Central School District School-Related Professional of the Year honors the exceptional skills and initiative shown by Hilton staff members. Nominees are dues paying members of the Hilton Central School Employee Association (HCSEA) for at least five years prior to nomination. Applicants are judged on performance of duties, handling of an unusual assignment and how they embody the image of the school-related professional.
SRP of the Year recipients receive an “Outstanding Employee Award” certificate and a pin to recognize their achievements. Those staff members eligible are: Teacher's Aide/Teaching Assistant; Custodial/Maintenance/Buildings and Grounds; Support Service - Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Nurse, Technical Support, etc.; Secretarial/Clerical; and Transportation. NOTE: kitchen workers, confidential secretaries and administrators are not eligible.
For further information, contact for SRP of the Year Program is Heidi Barrett, Quest Elementary School, at (585)392-1000, ext. 6158.