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#AEW 2019: Education Support Professionals Day

posted Nov 20, 2019, 3:33 PM by Anthony Sandstrom   [ updated Nov 20, 2019, 3:41 PM ]

Betty Gomez
South High School's Betty Gomez, one of only two 
educational support professionals in District 60 
with over 40 years of service
As part of American Education Week 2019, Wed., Nov. 20 is Education Support Professionals Day!

Many District 60 employees have worked in an educational support capacity for decades, some having been on the job for more than 30 years. As part of Education Support Professionals Day, below are a list of some of the longest tenured education support staff from District 60 schools. Some of these professionals have been beloved at their schools for decades, so if you know them, give them a congratulations and a thanks for their service to District 60 students all these years.

Nutrition Services: Elaine Jacobs (South High School) - 44 years, Betty Tienda (Bessemer Academy) - 34 years, Suzanne Hernandez (Central High School) - 33 years.

School Secretary: Betty Gomez (South High School) - 41 years, Marina Amaro (D60 Human Resources) - 35 years, Christina Baca (Paragon Learning Center) - 34 years.

Campus Security: Ron Vukelich (Central High School) - 30 years.

Maintenance/Janitorial: Mark Holcomb (Belmont Elementary) - 37 years, Larry Manzanares (Maintenance Service Center) - 36 years, Tracy Lay (Maintenance Service Center) - 36 years, Thomas Portillos (Maintenance Service Center) - 34 years, Rick Franklin (Maintenance Service Center) - 32 years, Ratka Germ (Morton Elementary) - 31 years, Jesus Perez (Maintenance Service Center) - 31 years, Thomas Lucey (Maintenance Service Center) - 30 years, George Eadie (Maintenance Service Center) - 30 years.

Paraprofessionals/ESS Support: Sally Gutierrez (Roncalli STEM Academy) - 35 years, Linda Graham (South High School) - 30 years.