Employee Recognition at Capital Region BOCES

Capital Region BOCES’ five guiding commitments of Service, Value, Excellence, Improvement and Leadership support our mission and purpose. They guide us in our work to support the success of the more than 80,000 students we represent.

Meet Our Award Winners

Capital Region BOCES is proud to recognize employees whose work embodies our guiding commitments of Service, Value, Excellence, Improvement and Leadership. Recipients are nominated by the BOCES management team, and awards are given out monthly during the ten months of September through June.

February 2021

Tim Murphy, program coordinator, excellence

January 2021

Filicia D’Aversa, deputy director and Barb Mazzola, print coordinator, value co-winners

December 2020

Jesse Bloomer, senior network and systems technician, service

November 2020

Nicole Graf, public information specialist and Monica Lester, public information specialist, leadership co-winners

October 2020

Jon Staib, technical account manager, improvement

September 2020

Brian Weijola, program coordinator, excellence

June 2020

Health-Safety-Risk Team: program coordinators Jamie Bonino, Dave Guiliano, Lynette Holman, Micki Jones, Amy Lupinski, Tim Murphy, Sherrie Strain and Mike Walker, value co-winners

May 2020

Jennifer Russo, guidance counsellor; Deb Allen, administrative aide and Fallon Lovrin, secretary, service co-winners

April 2020

Michele Hausmann, program coordinator, leadership

February 2020

David Patterson, senior network and systems technician, improvement

January 2020

William Rouleau, teacher, excellence

December 2019

Travis Kench, technical account manager, value

November 2019

Laura Ryan, public information specialist, service

October 2019

Heather Schubert, program coordinator, leadership

September 2019

Meghan Drown, behavior specialist, improvement

June 2019

Natalie Powell, teaching assistant, excellence

May 2019

Diane Blinn, school social worker, value

April 2019

Mary Breslin, grant writer, service

About Our Commitment Awards

The Commitment Awards were established to recognize employees who embody each commitment to a significant degree and is one part of a three-tiered recognition program to build a culture of gratitude through acknowledgment and appreciation. Our Commitments embody what we do and who we are.

Colorful graphic featuring vertical bands that feature text on each of Capital Region BOCES commitments. From left to right, these are: Service and related text in a navy blue band, Value and related text in bright yellow band, Excellence and related text in a sky blue band, Improvement and related text in a red band and Leadership and related text in a grey band.