• Classified Employee of the Year Award

    The purpose of this award is to recognize the outstanding achievements of Yakima Public Schools' classified employees. It honors those employees who consistently demonstrate outstanding work performance, exemplary leadership, collaboration, and dedication to the district and its mission . . . every day. Five award winners will be identified and publicly acknowledged at a reception in their honor.


    Who can be nominated?

    • All classified employees except previous winners and Management Team members are eligible to be nominated for this award.
    • Any Yakima School District employee may nominate any classified employee. (Recommendations may be completed by any staff member, student, and parent or community member.)
    • A nominee must be a regular contracted employee for at least two years.