Resource Training & Solutions honored 137 educational support staff from across Central Minnesota at the 2023 Educational Support Staff Award Ceremony, which took place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023.
The event was hosted at the St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center on November 15, 2023, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. and Welcoming over 350 guests from 37 different school districts.
The ceremony commenced with a warm welcome address from Mark Schmitz, Executive Director of Resource Training & Solutions. Ken Anderson, Chair of the Resource Training & Solutions’ Board of Directors, also conveyed his congratulations to the honorees. The evening's entertainment was provided by singer/songwriter Becky Schlegel. Following this captivating performance, Stefanie Youngberg, Superintendent of the East Central School District, delivered a congratulatory speech to the honorees and presented the awards.
Member districts and schools across Resources’ central Minnesota region nominate award recipients. Selection can be based on knowledge of work responsibilities, demonstration of safety, cultivation of respect, acting as a positive role model, displaying a genuine concern for others, and making a difference in the lives of students, staff, and the community. View the suggested criteria for selecting an honoree.
Resource Training & Solutions partners with participating school districts to sponsor the Educational Support Staff Award Ceremony. Shari Fruechte, Events and Administrative Coordinator, and the Learning and Development team at Resource Training & Solutions coordinate the event.
2023 ESS Award Recipients:
Albany School District
Annandale School District
Becker School District
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District
Benton Stearns Education District
Big Lake School District
Braham School District
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District
Dassel-Cokato School District
Delano School District
East Central School District
Eden Valley-Watkins School District
Foley School District
Hinckley-Finlayson School District
Holdingford School District
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District
Isle School District
Kaleidoscope Charter School
Kimball School District
Maple Lake School District
Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative
Monticello School District
Mora School District
North Branch School District
Ogilvie School District
Jesse De Young
Princeton School District
Rockford Area Schools
ROCORI School District
Sauk Rapids-Rice School District
St. Cloud Area School District
St Michael-Albertville District
Upsala Public School District
West Central Education District
Willow River District
For more information please contact Shari Fruechte, Events & Administrative Coordinator at email@example.com.