Community College Classified Employee of the Year Award Program

 

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors honored four outstanding community college employees with its 2016 California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the Year award. Three of the recipients are CSEA members.

The Community College Classified Employee of the Year Award, presented by the of Board of Governors along with the Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges, recognizes outstanding classified employees throughout the community college system.

Up to six recipients are selected and honored annually. Classified employees with a minimum of 5 years of service as a permanent employee within the nominating Community College District (full-time or part-time) are eligible for the award. The nominees are evaluated on their commitment to: the mission of community colleges; professional ethics and standards; serving the institution through participation in professional and/or community activities; and serving as a leader beyond the local institution.

Recipients are nominated by their colleagues and endorsed by the local Board of Trustees. No later than March 15th each local Board of Trustees may forward the information for one nominee to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Award winners are selected by representatives of the Community Colleges Board of Governors, Chancellors Office, and the Foundation for California Community Colleges. Recipients will be announced and honored at the May Board of Governors meeting.

Honors and Awards


Every year, CSEA members are recognized for their extraordinary contributions to their union and the students they serve.

Member of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding members for their commitment and dedication of classified employees to the students of California, community involvement, and activism.

CSEA Life Member and Honor Roll

Life Membership and Honor Roll placement are awarded to CSEA activists in recognition of extraordinary service to CSEA.

Communication Awards

CSEA’s Public Relations Committee recognizes CSEA communicators for their outstanding print and electronic communications.

California Classified Employee of the Year Award

Presented by the California Dept. of Education, this award highlights the efforts of classified employees.

California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the Year

Presented by the California Community College Board of Governors, this honors outstanding classified employees in community colleges.

Activist of the Year Award

This award recognizes members who vigorously advocate in political activities or specific causes important to the mission and goals of CSEA.

Humanitarian of the Year Award

This award is given to a person who reflects a noble desire to improve the lives of CSEA members and/or the community at large.

The Walter H. Blice Award

This award is given to a CSEA member/political activist in recognition for outstanding political service on behalf of CSEA.

The Victory Club Circle of Stars

This award recognizes the outstanding effort chapters make to increase enrollment in the Victory Club.

Membership Unity Program & Award

This vital program helps chapters increase strength and unity by providing training and motivation for chapter activists participation in crucial chapter activities.