ABC HEAD START RECOGNITION
The Spirit of ABC Head Start
In May 2016, we launched The Spirit of ABC Head Start, a shared commitment and accountability to the shared values and environment we wanted to create and work in together. To assist us in making this commitment a deliberate part of day to day work and interactions with each other, individual and team/group awards have been established based on the six key areas of the Spirit of ABC Head Start.
We would like to acknowledge and congratulate the 2017 Award Recipients of the Spirit of ABC Head Start. One award was presented in each of the six areas at the annual Staff Appreciation Event on June 5, 2017.
WE EMBRACE DIVERSITY – Laurie Nichol
WE CREATE OUR ENVIRONMENT – Jennifer Robson
WE FOSTER STRONG RELATIONSHIPS – Maria Elena Carballo-Pineda
WE COMMUNICATE CLEARLY – Christina Sand
WE ASSUME POSITIVE INTENT – Shannon L. Keats
WE CHOOSE OUR ATTITUDE – Karen Marsh
Ann Babb Outstanding Service Award
Ann Babb is a caring and compassionate woman who has a passion for education. She is a committed and hard working woman who has given 30 years of her life to empower children and families to succeed in the face of adverse conditions. She is a leader and a support for her friends, colleagues and co-workers and is committed to the work that she does. Ann has dedicated her career to supporting ABC Head Start’s success in the Edmonton-area through many adversities and challenges. She is an advocate and a champion in the area of early learning and care and her efforts have not gone unnoticed.
This award is in recognition of the work that Ann Babb has contributed to ABC Head Start, the staff and the families. Her tireless work effort and her immense compassion always make those around her feel welcome and empowered.
Recipients will receive a bursary of $1000 to apply to continuing education (includes Professional Development that is directly related to the recipients current position). They will also receive a commemorative award.
We would like to acknowledge and congratulate the Award Recipients of the Ann Babb Outstanding Service Award.
2016 - Shannon L. Keats
2017 - Leidia Siffledeen