Heath Hogan, USD 457 Deputy Superintendent, was recently named the Administrator of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year by the Garden City Association of Educational Office Professionals (GCAEOP) during the organization’s awards luncheon on May 25.
Other nominees for the Administrator of the Year award included Drew Thon, Garden City High School Associate Principal and Athletic Director, and Charles Stillian, Director of Transportation.
The organization’s membership selects an Administrator of the Year and Office Professional of the Year, who are recognized in the district for their service.
This year, two people received the Office Professional of the Year award – Stephanie DeLoach, Clerk of the Board, and Denise Geist, Accounts Payable Clerk.
Other nominees for the GCAEOP Office Professional of the Year included Jennifer Ramos, Human Resource Specialist, and Sylvia Ramos, Office Specialist at the Educational Support Center.
The GCAEOP provides a venue for networking opportunities with other colleagues from across the district. It gives them the ability to share knowledge, trends, and challenges, fostering employee motivation and engagement. The organization also provides two scholarships annually to college students.