Employee of the Year 2019: OSD & DDES

Oxford School District Employee of the Year

Shalayne VanSickle

Shalayne VanSickle

3rd Grade Teacher
Della Davidson Elementary School

“Thank you for choosing me as OSD Employee of the Year. I am beyond humbled to receive this recognition. I am so thankful to work in this wonderful district and so fortunate to have found my place at Della. It is such a privilege to be part of such an amazing team of teachers and administrators. I am blessed to be a part of the OSD and Della family! Thank you again!”


The Oxford School District (OSD) is proud to recognize Della Davidson Elementary School (DDES) teacher Shalayne VanSickle as our OSD and DDES Employee of the Year for 2019. Ms. VanSickle helps make our district a great place to work and learn.

Here’s what OSD had to say about Ms. VanSickle:

“Ms. VanSickle is a dedicated teacher and is always looking for ways to improve her teaching. She is a great team player and provides support and encouragement for her English Language Arts (ELA) team. We are so lucky to have her at Della!”

“Miss VanSickle goes over and beyond the call of duty to do WHATEVER it takes to get ANYTHING done! She also is a dedicated teacher to our after-school tutoring program (Oasis). She works hard for her Oasis students, as well.”

“She does anything that is asked of her. She works hard to make sure her students are prepared for the next year.”

“Shalayne is a quiet work horse on the 3rd Grade ELA Team. Not only does she teach and help with standards-based grading, she also is responsible for completing the school’s yearbook. She does everything with a smile.”

“Ms. VanSickle is everyone’s cheerleader and a great team player. She is always supportive of her fellow teacher no matter the task.”

“Miss VanSickle is nothing short of amazing. She goes the extra mile for every single child every single day. I am grateful for the love and support she gave my child when she taught him. She loves her students and it shows.”

“Ms. VanSickle is so patient, kind, and inspiring to my SPED students. She treats them like they are her own children and expects their very best every day. I love working with her!”

“Shalayne is a wonderful teacher! She also does an amazing job with our school yearbook. She is always willing to help and loves her students.”

“VanSickle is always caring, and shows love to her students at all times. She greets each student with a huge smile daily!!”

“She has been so helpful for me with my EL students by supplying resources and practice tests for them to work on during Charger Time.”

Congratulations, Ms. VanSickle! You’re a great representative of the #ChargerNation.