2021 Employee Recognition

Susan Clow and Tia Kubota Receive 2020-2021 Director's Citation Award
Posted on 05/17/2021
Employee RecognitionCongratulations to Susan Clow, Library Technician, and Tia Kubota, Educational Assistant, recipients of the 2020-2021 OCDSB Director's Citation Award! This award recognizes outstanding and significant staff contributions to the District and its students, over an extended period of time, showing a level of imagination, enthusiasm, and professionalism that constitutes a worthy model for others.

Susan Clow demonstrates impeccable imagination, organization, and enthusiasm in her role as W.E Gowling’s Library Technician. She maintains a user-friendly and visually appealing library space, regularly collaborating with teachers and administrators to enhance teaching and learning through her curation of inclusive and diverse materials. If a resource is needed, Susan will find it: she ensures items like multilingual texts are available. Susan’s creative thinking is a remarkable asset, whether it’s her ability to create an engaging, multi-sensory atmosphere during read alouds or her dedication to gifting donated books to children who need them. Susan is a strong advocate for student wellbeing, and her colleagues applaud her creativity, professionalism, and care!

Tia Kubota never fails to see and nurture the spark of motivation that exists within each student at W.E Gowling Public School, no matter how small it may be at first. As an educational assistant, Tia’s commitment to her students and exemplary positivity is an inspiration to staff and students alike. Tia is a compassionate problem-solver who consistently and enthusiastically demonstrates professionalism, care, kindness, and dependability in her work, ensuring no child is ever overlooked or forgotten. Her ability to see the best in others and help them overcome their personal obstacles makes her an incredible role model to her students and colleagues!

Thank you Susan and Tia for the contributions you have made to our school community!

To learn more about the awards and see the full list of recipients, visit the OCDSB website.
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