October 21, 2021

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The Education Specialists

Woodland Community Schools thanks retiring workforce for their decades of company to general public education and learning and caring for the community’s kids

The retirees committed themselves to honing their craft and offering for pupils in a range of ways through the district

As the stop of the 2020-2021 university calendar year methods, Woodland Community Colleges recognizes retiring personnel who will conclude their occupations just after many years of serving the group and making sure all children get a significant-high quality instruction even during these historic instances thanks to the pandemic.

Read through on to learn how every of the retirees focused themselves to honing their craft and furnishing for learners in a range of techniques through the district in the text of coworkers remembering their colleagues’ a long time of assistance.

Woodland University District officials not long ago honored their retiring staff. Photograph courtesy of Woodland College District

Columbia Elementary

Cheryl Moir, Paraeducator – 8 A long time of Provider

  • Most folks who worked with us know we appear just a tiny alike!  I started off operating with Cheryl when I was in substantial school at the area Hello-Faculty Pharmacy, where we invested virtually 9 several years bewildering shoppers.  When I graduated faculty and started off functioning at Woodland Primary School, Cheryl was often delighted when youngsters would arrive up to her at Hi-University Pharmacy and imagine she was me. All around 2014, she joined me at the major faculty and we continued our tradition of complicated young ones and adults alike. Cheryl enjoys working in faculties and was always placing in added energy developing issues collectively at dwelling to enable her hook up with and assistance her learners. I know she is genuinely going to pass up her “kids” and we are actually heading to skip her.  I’m even likely to miss the occasional child calling out, “Hi, Ms. M!” as I wander by! -Shelby Linnemeyer

Lorie Vogel, Trainer – 27 Many years, 9 Months of Assistance

  • During the very first few of several years I worked for Woodland, we had a key snowstorm which shut school early. There was a major accident on the freeway and I acquired trapped in Woodland for the evening. I didn’t know any individual who lived in city who I would be comfortable contacting other than Lorie. She took me residence, fed me, gave me a put to slumber, and she drove me household the subsequent day. She is fondly recognized by my family as “the woman who rescued me.” I was only cozy calling her since I experienced worked with her with students and she always created me feel welcome. We have experienced a good deal of laughs since then and I will constantly value her generosity! -Felicity Ottis
     
  • Lorie was so welcoming to me when I first started off and has ongoing to normally be keen to lend a aiding hand, open up up her junk drawer, share her software bag, and carry treats for special situations. Her white Chex Mix that she provides every single 12 months for Christmas is the ideal stuff Ever!! I have constantly been amazed with her link with her kids and parents.  She will be sorely skipped listed here at CES! -Shelby Linnemeyer 

North Fork Elementary

Carl Steinwachs, Custodian – 15 Decades, 6 months of Company

  • We will all skip Carl. He’s constantly supplied practical information and alerted us to safety issues. I really don’t think he ever missed a working day of get the job done, or, at the very least, not very usually that I know of in excess of the previous five or 6 years. He was often very pleasurable, trustworthy and helpful. Carl is just an all-close to good person! A pleasure to do the job with! -Tegan Steen

Woodland Middle College

Cheryl Cline, Library Expert – 8 Several years, 2 Months of Service

  • Cheryl was “Miss Reliable” and could constantly be counted on to have the library completely ready and ready to provide college students. She labored to have curriculum and resources prepared in progress to make the staff’s life easier. We would like her the incredibly most effective in retirement. -James Johnston

Cyndi Duling, Paraeducator – 26 Many years, 9 Months of Support

  • Cyndi has been a useful member of our looking through staff for yrs. She manufactured a large affect on student mastering due to the fact she is an superb teacher. She not only provides instruction with ability, but she cares about and connects with little ones, and they work tough to satisfy her expectations. I will normally bear in mind Cyndi’s commitment, in particular this calendar year as she wheeled all around on a scooter soon after surgical procedures. Even even though she was still in the healing levels, she just saved at it, undertaking all she could to fulfill the demands of learners, knowing that she would be sorely missed if she was out.  Her shoes will be really hard to fill and she will be skipped. -Tara Eilts

Randi Isselhardt, Cook dinner – 27 Many years, 6 Months of Company

  • When Randi arrived into our kitchen area, we currently ended up a good-tuned device, working together getting items finished. I knew she could possibly sense out of spot, so I tried out to give her little hints to aid her along. Ultimately, she got into the groove and turned anyone I could rely on to pick up my slack due to my Head Cook dinner obligations. Randi held her individual placing our deliveries away, as nicely as maintaining on top of the many distinct issues I threw at her. I am going to overlook our morning before-do the job talks, but I am happy that she selected to just take treatment of herself. I’m not guaranteed she will be able to be successful in retirement due to the fact she does not sit however for incredibly long, but I’m certain she will get the job done on it. Glow on, Randi!

Woodland Superior College

Maxine Gonzalez-Kelly, Instructor – 14 Yrs, 10 Months of Services

  • Maestra, you have these types of a colourful temperament and wardrobe. I will miss out on your charm and enthusiasm for your learners. -Carlotta Propersi

Cindy Hadaller, Creating Secretary – 19 Decades of Service

  • Many thanks for being so incredibly sweet from the get-go. Ages in the past when I subbed for the large faculty, Cindy was often so friendly and helpful. I will by no means ignore how welcoming she was when I was brand-new to the state. I am happy that these earlier two many years I have been capable to get the job done with Cindy again. Your lovely family members and all the young children you have ever watched are so fortunate to have you. -Carlotta Propersi
  • I am likely to skip Cindy’s sunny smile and supplying coronary heart all over WHS. I hope she kicks up her heels and dances just don’t blow out the knee once more! -Kim Miller

Jeff Nesbitt, Trainer – 27 Yrs, 9 Months of Services

  • I recognize what Jeff delivers to the desk throughout our team meetings. I will skip his content-go-fortunate angle. -Carlotta Propersi
  • Jeff has been a amazing addition to our school. His on-stage reviews at employees conferences will be deeply missed, plus how he retains Matt in-line! -Kim Miller

KWRL

Michael Dix, Bus Driver – 4 A long time, 4 Months of Provider

  • Michael has always taken his occupation to coronary heart and it is demonstrated out by the variety of compliments we have acquired from mothers and fathers. Dispatchers and business staff members really feel blessed to have Michael on-route and know that we have our very best foot forward as an organization when it arrives to the work that Michael does for students. -Shannon Barnett

Tim Dunn, Bus Driver – 3 Several years, 5 Months of Provider

  • Tim is one particular of those people workers that helps with any organizational requires that our operations might confront. We have appreciated Tim currently being a group participant in all initiatives to guidance scholar transportation. That form of team effort is generally missed when dropped. -Shannon Barnett

Sue Horal, Bus Driver – 30 A long time, 8 Months of Company

  • Sue is a exceptional driver with a history of creating robust associations and connections with the college students she transports as the basis to her outstanding service. Sue has long gone out of her way to be a acceptable and smart advocate for college bus motorists and for pupil transportation expert services, in typical. Sue will be skipped by all KWRL workers as very well as her pupils pursuing her numerous a long time of devoted provider. -Shannon Barnett

Stephen Martin, Bus Driver – 6 Several years, 7 Months of Company

  • Steve has performed so significantly much more than just run property-to-school routes. He assisted KWRL coach motorists and has thousands of miles of extracurricular outings transporting pupils late into the evening in all types of weather circumstances. We thank Steve for his yrs of support to university student transportation services. -Shannon Barnett

Donald Zavalney, KWRL Bus Driver – 15 A long time of Company

  • Don has been a reputable, dependable and consistent driver during his 15 years of provider. Don has transported learners principally in the Ridgefield Faculty District but has transported and served out in every single of the KWRL’s member districts. We thank Don for his lots of years of service to college student transportation services. -Shannon Barnett

Servicing Workforce

Ken LeFever, Guide Groundsperson – 13 Yrs, 6 Months of Services

  • Ken has usually shared his information of custodial and grounds with workers. He has usually been valuable and hardworking. He has this sort of a well balanced way with a terrific sense of humor. Even though I will pass up him, we are so lucky that he is prepared to sub for us for a when. He is continue to pitching in when we require him! This sort of a wonderful individual! -Tegan Steen

Learn additional about how Woodland Community Colleges educates students and serves the neighborhood, by traveling to the devoted information webpage at www.woodlandschools.org/information/wsd

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