Employee of the Month: January
Congratulations Bertha Briseño!!!
Teacher Assistant – Umatilla
Teamwork: Bertha is always willing to do what you ask her to do. Bertha never says no. Bertha has helped cover in the kitchen, teach, bus monitor and even translate for other staff when needed. She also filled in during the month of December when a staff person was out on medical leave and took over the classroom for three weeks.
Leadership: Bertha is not afraid to tackle new experiences, if she doesn’t know how to do something she asks for help. She says the more she knows the better. Bertha also shares her creative talents with the team.
Outstanding Performance for the Month Nominated: Bertha was the class teacher for three weeks and did an excellent job. She even asked parents to volunteer while the teacher was out. Bertha also maintains a positive attitude when she has to translate or be sent to another center to cover.
Bertha is always willing to step in and help when there is a need. Whenever she is asked to help in another area she does it with a smile on her face. At times she has rearranged her personal schedule in order to stay late and provide coverage.