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Escondido Union ESD |  BP  4156.2  Personnel

Awards And Recognition   

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The Board of Education believes the district's employees are its most valuable resource, and encourages recognition of the services they provide in order to increase employee morale and encourage creative innovative performance. As the district budget permits, the superintendent or designee may issue service pins, certificates, plaques, or other mementos in accordance with board policy and administrative regulations.

(cf. 1150 - Commendations and Awards)

(cf. 3300 - Expenditures/Expending Authority)

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

The Board of Education encourages recognition of all staff during days of significance designated by the Board, State of law, or State resolution.

(cf. 6115 - Ceremonies and Observances)

The board authorizes awards to employees who (Education Code 44015):

1. Propose ideas or procedures that eliminate or reduce district expenditures or improve district operations

2. Perform special acts of services in the public interest

3. By their superior accomplishments, make exceptional contributions to the efficiency, economy, or other improvement in district operations

The superintendent or designee shall establish regulations governing employee awards and shall recommend individuals to the board for such awards.

Legal Reference:


35160 Authority of governing boards

35160.1 Broad authority of school districts

35161 Powers and duties generally

37222.10 Days of significance, including Day of the Teacher

44015 Awards to employees

45460 Classified School Employee Week

Management Resources:


Maximizing School Board Governance: The Board's Relationship to District Staff, 2008



Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team:


adopted: August 16, 2007 Escondido, California

revised: February 24, 2011