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Employee Recognition

Super Star Awards

In January of 2000, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District implemented the PRIDE employee recognition program (Proudly Recognizing Individuals Demonstrating Excellence).  The Super-Star Awards program evolved from input by members of the community, District employees, and from the Board of Education's original PRIDE program.  The program was designed to recognize employees whose outstanding performance contributes to or enhances the District’s mission to graduate students who have acquired the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to achieve significant career, educational, civic, and personal goals, which will enrich our society. Celebrating excellence is an important part of the Board of Education's recognition of the contribution made by the employees of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.

Nominations are now being accepted until April 26, 2019.  Recipients will be honored at the Board of Education meeting on May 28, 2019.  

To submit a nomination, please click the link below:

Super Star Award Nomination Form

Previous Super Star Award Recipients:

May, 2019

May, 2018
May, 2017
February, 2017
May, 2016
February, 2016

Classified Employee of the Year

Congratulations - NMUSD 2019 Classified School Employees of the Year:

Tabatha D. Strange
Instructional Assistant - Special Education

My H. Lam
Nutrition Services Assistant II

Scott E. Parks
Bus Driver

Employee Service Awards

Employee Service Awards are distributed in the spring for employees that have served NMUSD for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 Years.  The distribution schedule is based on Hire Date/Longevity Date and the pins are distributed the year following completion of the designated years of service.

Employee Service Awards 2019

Employee Service Awards 2018

Employee Service Awards 2017

Employee Service Awards 2016

Employee Service Awards 2015

Employee Service Awards 2014

Employee Service Awards 2013

Employee Service Awards 2012

Employee Retirement Recognition

The Human Resources Department along with the Board of Education, recognizes the District Retirees for the school year at the second Board of Education Meeting in June. 

Retirees for the 2011-2012 School Year 

Retirees for the 2010-2011 School Year

Retirees for the 2009-2010 school year

For more information please check back or you can contact the Human Resources Department:

Contact Us

Super Star Awards

Classified Employees of the Year

Employee Service Awards

V-Esther Caldwell
(714) 424-5047

Employee Retirement:

Kathleen Hedges
(714) 424-7550