A Cuyamaca School analyst can be honored Monday by the California Neighborhood Schools Board of Governors with this 12 months’s statewide Categorised Worker of the Yr award.
Katie Cabral, additionally president of the campus’ Categorised Senate, is one in every of seven categorised, or non-instructional, workers members all through the state to be acknowledged.
“Since she started her work in analysis and planning with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Neighborhood School District in 2016, Katie has stood out as an exceptionally gifted and devoted categorised skilled,” mentioned Chancellor Lynn Neault. “It was solely after working for one 12 months for our district that she obtained our native equal award for categorised professionals. I’m thrilled to see her now obtain statewide recognition for her trademark dedication and excellence.”
District Board President Debbie Justeson mentioned she and her fellow trustees had been fast to endorse Cabral’s nomination for the award, notably for her concentrate on variety, fairness and inclusion and her work with college.
She described Cabral’s “capability to elucidate knowledge in a manner that’s palatable and simple to know” as “indispensable.”
Cuyamaca School has obtained state and nationwide recognition for equity-driven initiatives resulting in surges in college students success in transfer-level math and English. Cabral has been described as an innovator, growing artistic methods to current the information behind Cuyamaca’s profitable efforts at closing achievement gaps.
Cuyamaca President Julianna Barnes will be a part of Cabral on a visit to Sacramento to simply accept the award. Barnes added that Cabral’s stepping ahead in 2021 as president of Cuyamaca’s Categorised Senate – an worker governance group – got here at a pivotal time because the campus adjusted to pandemic realities.
“She has fostered communication, collaboration and advocacy amongst categorised professionals in a manner that’s nothing in need of outstanding,” Barnes mentioned.
Cabral’s reference to the faculty district began in 2014, when she started working as a part-time psychology teacher at Cuyamaca and Grossmont schools. She put her instructing profession on maintain after she was employed by the district.
Brianna Hays, a senior dean at Cuyamaca mentioned the analyst has “modified the face of analysis for the campus.”
The Bay Space native moved to San Diego to attend UC San Diego, the place she earned her bachelor’s in psychology. She earned her grasp’s diploma in social psychology and analysis at Claremont Graduate College, and later returned to UCSD as a psychological well being packages evaluator and researcher.