Monthly EDGE Recognition

“YOU’VE GOT THE EDGE” Employee of the Month Recognition program has been designed with the District’s Core Values in mind.  This program encourages outstanding customer service in the workplace in fulfillment of the District’s new Strategic Plan. It increases awareness of the goals and values as well as the importance and significance of outstanding performance.

Certificated and Classified employees who have been nominated by their peers, co-workers, and/or supervisors are selected for exemplifying the following core values:

  • Integrity - We embrace a culture of ethical and transparent decision-making and actions.
  • Equity - We promote inclusive and culturally relevant environments by supporting the social-emotional and intellectual needs of all.
  • Respect - We advocate for strong, compassionate relationships that appreciate the unique qualities of our diverse community.
  • Excellence - We strive for the highest standards in all endeavors by deliberately pursuing continuous growth and innovation.

The recipient of the “YOU’VE GOT THE EDGE” award for November 2020 is:

Bill Hein, Senior Maintenance Specialist/Carpenter at Maintenance & Operations

Congratulations Bill! Bill goes above and beyond to serve the staff, students, and community of Orange Unified. He always greets everyone with a positive attitude and takes time to help anyone that needs his assistance.

Tony Nequette, Director, Maintenance & Operations had this to say about Bill: “Bill has gone above and beyond during the current crisis. He has been unwavering in his devotion to getting our schools ready to open safely for our staff and students. He organized the critical deliveries of protective plexiglass shields ahead of schedule and built custom guards where they needed for our school and district sites. There is no question that he is very deserving of this award.”

Congratulations, Bill! The Board of Education thanks you for your dedication and devotion to the Orange Unified School District.