Della Davidson Elementary Teacher OSD Employee of Year
Oxford, Mississippi (May 22, 2019) — The Oxford School District recognized Shalayne VanSickle, a 3rd-grade teacher at Della Davidson Elementary, as OSD Employee of the Year at Monday’s board meeting.
VanSickle has worked 9 years in education, 7 years with the Oxford School District. She served as ELA co-chair this year, serves as the yearbook sponsor, and served as a member of our Standards Based Grading team. She is from Senatobia, Miss. and graduated from Delta State University with a Double major in Special Education/Elementary Ed.
Colleagues used words like “amazing, patient and inspiring” to describe VanSickle. Click here to read all of the comments from her fellow employees.
Throughout the school year, each school campus and department has the opportunity to select an Employee of the Week. At the end of the year, each campus votes for their Employee of the Year from which the entire district votes on overall Employee of the Year. This award is given based totally on nominations and votes from peers.
Each school/department’s Employee of the Year is recognized on the district website:
- Debra Holman, Teacher Assistant
Employee of the Year 2019: Bramlett Elementary School
- Connie Robinson, Librarian
Employee of the Year 2019: Oxford Elementary School
- Kate Gross, Behavior Specialist
Employee of the Year 2019: Oxford Intermediate School
- Sherilyn Coleman, Remedial Math Teacher
Employee of the Year 2019: Oxford Middle School
- Meg Hayden, School Nurse
Employee of the Year 2019: Oxford High School
- Tina Suggs, Special Education Teacher
Employee of the Year 2019: Oxford Learning Center
- Heather Lenard, Public Information Officer
Employee of the Year 2019: Central Office
- Cindy McGlown, Food Service Worker
Employee of the Year 2019: Child Nutrition
- Upul Hewamanna, Bus Driver
Employee of the Year 2019: Transportation