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Kudos to DDCE Exemplary Employees!

staff awardees

The DDCE President’s Exemplary Service Award Committee is excited to announce the award recipients for 2018/2019. All of the nominees exhibited incredible dedication and service to the division and the university.  Thank you to all the supervisors who took the time to let us know how lucky we are to have such wonderful staff in the division.

Shanika IngramShanika Ingram – Teacher, UT Charter Schools

Shanika works with some of the most cognitively challenged students in the UT-UCS system. Her ability to set high expectations while holding each student accountable for their own learning is one any teacher should learn from.

Jason MolinJason Molin –  Director for Digital Media, DDCE Communications

Many people in DDCE know that “J” is always willing to step up to the plate to help set up or update websites, get the word out about an event, or handle AV tasks for special events. He is an extremely valuable team player who always maintains a positive attitude and displays deep respect for all opinions, ideas and people involved in a project.

Glenda MunozGlenda Munoz –  Administrative Associate, UIL

Glenda’s work ethic and initiative are impeccable. She provides outstanding support to UIL test writers and contest officials to help them meet deadlines and provide accurate materials. We receive emails from stakeholders bragging on how great she is. She is a true team player and a calming force during stressful times.

Diana ShanchezDiana Sanchez – Administrative Manager, DDCE Chief of Staff

Diana provides high level administrative and executive support to eight units within the division and has gone above and beyond her regular tasks the past year.  She has successfully managed the renewal of a multi-million dollar contract for Services for Students with Disabilities and served as a super user during the Workday transition which required countless hours of trainings, participation on workgroups and study in preparation for the new ERP system.

Noura WakimNoura Wakim – Teacher, UT Elementary

Noura has been a teacher at UTES for five years, teaching third-grade Math and Science. This year she took on the role of Math Interventionist and is pursuing a master’s degree in Educational Psychology.We are enormously blessed to have someone with Noura’s skill and integrity at UT Elementary.

Congratulations to all for their excellent work this past year!