Tag Archives: Employee of the Month

  1. Irene Montgomery Embodies Positivity, Leadership as HCDE’s September Employee of the Month

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    September 7, 2023 by HCDE Communications

    It’s early morning, and most preschool students are still at home preparing for school. But Compton Head Start Cook Irene …
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  2. Caring, Healing, Teaching: Meet Cordegus Monette, HCDE’s August Employee of the Month

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    August 3, 2023 by HCDE Communications

    For 20 years, Cordegus Monette has been educating and supporting students in alternative learning environments to help them forge a …
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  3. Employee of the Month Hicham Al-Hazbari: Winning the Lottery of a Lifetime


    May 4, 2023 by HCDE Communications

    Courage is required when you leave life to chance, and Hicham Al-Hazbari certainly possesses it.  As Harris County Department of …
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  4. Employee of the Month Gil Gaona: From Veteran Educator to CSSS Standard-Bearer


    April 6, 2023 by HCDE Communications

    What does it take to be a standard-bearer? Gil Gaona, Harris County Department of Education’s April Employee of the Month, …
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  5. The Eyes of a Servant Leader

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    February 10, 2023 by HCDE Communications

    Others see in us what we see in ourselves. For Channelview Head Start teacher Nadia Gonzalez, HCDE’s February Employee of …
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  6. Leading students through health


    August 4, 2022 by HCDE Communications

    A servant leader desires to serve and give to their community. Highpoint School East Nurse Karina Jerez Gonzalez walks through …
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  7. You before me: Nora Contreras puts students first


    April 14, 2022 by HCDE Communications

    When colleagues paint of picture of Nora Contreras, a Harris County Department of Education physical therapist assistant (PTA) assigned to …
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  8. Employee of the Month came to the U.S. for love but fell in love with HCDE instead

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    February 4, 2022 by HCDE Communications

    When you mention the name Gregorio Rosales at the North Post Oak office, you are bound to hear a chorus …
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  9. Choice Partners’ Faye Yvonne Johnson is “essential ingredient” for success

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    January 6, 2022 by HCDE Communications

    To execute a fantastic dish, one must have all the right ingredients. The same is true for Choice Partners and …
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  10. HCDE Employee of the Month brings life, culture to out-of-school time

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    December 3, 2021 by HCDE Communications

    In 2021, CASE for Kids administered funding to over 80 nonprofits across hundreds of sites that offer afterschool activities and …
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