Monday, May 21, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Special Board of Education Meeting Celebrates 'Classified Employee of the Year,' Brenda Bailey-Burks

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, May 21, 2012


WHAT: Special Board of Education Meeting Celebrates 'Classified Employee
of the Year,' Brenda Bailey-Burks

WHEN/WHERE: 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2012, Taft Middle School, 9191
Gramercy Dr. (92123)

BACKGROUND: Brenda Bailey-Burkes, a Para-Education at Serra High School in
Tierrasanta, has been name Classified Employee of the Year. Bailey-Burkes
and individual school Classified Employees of the Year will be celebrated
at this special meeting of the Board of Education. Classified employees --
those without teaching credentials -- are San Diego Unified's support
staff. They perform tasks ranging from financial management to maintenance.

Bailey-Burkes has been working as a Special Education Aide with one
student, as well as the a member of the school's Integrated Life Skills
team at the school. She has been with the same student for more than six

CEREMONY: The ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday will include hors d'oeuvres
prepared by the Culinary Arts Programs from Morse and Garfield high
schools. The Mission Bay High School Preservationists band will perform.

The meeting is open to the public.

NOTE: Following the ceremony, the Board of Education will reconvene at 7
p.m. in in the Board Auditorium, Education Center, 4100 Normal St., for
other business.

CONTACT: Jack Brandais | Communications Department | San Diego Unified
School District | (619) 725-5570 (Desk) | (619) 607-0477 (Cell)

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