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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility information for the 2017 Classified School Employees of the Year (CSEY) Program.

Minimum Qualifications

Eligibility for the 2017 Classified School Employees of the Year Program is limited to candidates who are successful as finalists in their local county process and meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Current classified employee of a California public school (preschool through grade twelve), including charter schools, school districts, and county offices of education
  • Rank and file employee, not in a management or supervisory position
  • Minimum of five years of service in nomination category, with no minimum full-time equivalent

Nomination Categories

Nominations will be accepted for staff in the following six categories:

Child Nutrition

The work of this candidate must be directly related to food handling and/or preparation.

  • Examples: cook, cafeteria worker

Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities

The work of this candidate must be directly related to maintenance services or operations services.

  • Examples: technology support, custodian, electrician, carpenter, groundskeeper, mechanic

Office and Technical

The work of this candidate must be directly related to clerical, secretarial, or technological duties.

  • Examples: accountant, network engineer, programmer, secretary, attendance clerk

Para-Educator and Instructional Assistance

The work of this candidate must provide direct instructional services to students.

  • Examples: classroom assistant, instructional aide, library assistant

Support Services and Security

The work of this candidate must be directly related to security of students and/or property or work which has duties that are not covered under any of the other categories.

  • Examples: campus security monitor, health aide, community outreach assistant

Transportation

The work of this candidate must be directly related to student transportation.

  • Examples: bus driver, dispatcher, mechanic
Questions:   Awards Team | awards@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0842
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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