ZED Above and Beyond Award

ZED would like to recognize two staff members that were recipients of our 'Above and Beyond' Award. 

 Mindy Schroeder     Tj Nienaber                         

Mindy Schroeder, ZED Behavior Autism Consultant/School Psychologist, was nominated by many because she does such a wonderful job with students and staff and has such an upbeat personality. Her nominators also said that she is always willing to go the extra mile and help whenever it is needed. This 'team player' attitude is exihibited by the fact that Mindy changed her job roles this past January due to an immediate need at ZED and took on a part-time school psychologist position. Congratulations Mindy! We are lucky to have such a flexible and unselfish staff member on our ZED team! (Pictured above on left with Executive Director, Patrick Gordon)

TJ Nienaber, ZED South Campus Special Education Paraprofessional, also received several nominations because he always meets each day with a smile, and when he is working with students he is constantly positive, offering genuine encouragement. Nominators cited that TJ rarely sits down (even when things are going smoothly) and helps in any way he can. One of the nominators said "TJ is a guiding light when it comes to how paraprofessionals should interact with students." Congratulations TJ! ZED is blessed to have such a dedicated team member! (Pictured above on right with Executive Director, Patrick Gordon)