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Transportation Services Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month: April 2021

Posted by Donald Jurek on 4/30/2021

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Mike Pieniazek

I have worked at Transportation for seven years.  I enjoy the different dynamic that each day brings.  It keeps me challenged and looking forward to what’s next.  I am also very pleased by knowing that I have a small part of the education process for the students I transport.  In my spare time, I enjoy cooking new and different foods (eating them is great also). I also spend my spare time reading.  When I retire, I want to spend more time with my wife and family, as well as spend time cooking and reading. 

Employee of the Month for Performance: Darla Bush

I have worked at ECISD Transportation for 4 years.  I enjoy working with young kids and helping others.  When I’m not driving, I love being with family and friends.  I also enjoy watching stock car racing, arts and crafts, road trips, and gardening.

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: James Dial

I have worked at Transportation for eight years.  I enjoy picking up the students.  When I am not working, I enjoy playing with my three dogs.  I also like to bowl and fish.  When I retire, I would like to travel with my dogs. 

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: MARCH 2021

Posted by Donald Jurek on 3/31/2021

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Ernest Sanchez

I have worked at Transportation for three years.  I enjoy driving and working with the kids.  In my spare time, I enjoy riding my bike and gardening.  When I retire, I want to garden, spend time with family, and ride my bike. 

Employee of the Month for Performance: Darrell Davis

I have worked at ECISD Transportation for 9 years.  I enjoy talking with the kids and seeing them grow from year to year.  When I’m not driving, I’m working at the church.  When I retire, I will devote more time to the church and family. 

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Michael Borrego

I have worked at Transportation for 18 years total.  I enjoy helping shape the minds of the future.  When I am not working, I enjoy watching movies and gaming. 
 

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY 2021

Posted by Donald Jurek on 2/28/2021

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Johnny Forrest

I have worked at Transportation for one year.  I enjoy the driving hours.  In my spare time, I enjoy hunting, fishing, and skeet shooting.  When I retire, I would like to go fishing, hunting, and travel. 

Employee of the Month for Performance: Cori Butler

I have worked at ECISD Transportation for 2 years.  I enjoy the fact that I am helping in some way with the kids, even if it is just giving them a way to and from school.  When I’m not driving, I enjoy hiking, camping, shooting/hunting, and spending time outside with my husband and our children.  When I retire, I will continue to do more of the things I like and hopefully travel and at least visit every state in the US. 

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Randy Zaiontz

I have worked at Transportation for 10 years.  I enjoy being reliable and on time every day for the kids.  When I am not working, I enjoy hunting, fishing, and travelling.  When I retire, I would like to travel and spend time with my family.

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: JANUARY 2021

Posted by Donald Jurek on 1/31/2021

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Alexis Ramirez

I have worked at Transportation for 2 years.  I enjoy working with the kids alongside my coworkers.  I look forward to our friendly conversations.  I have been thinking of going back to school for a degree in Early Childhood education so I can work with elementary school as a teacher’s assistant.  In my spare time, I enjoy drawing, anime, reading, and online gaming or just taking biking trails at parks. 

Employee of the Month for Performance: Joe Borrego

I have worked at ECISD Transportation for 9 years.  I enjoy driving, working with kids, and working in the shop.  When I’m not driving, I enjoy spending time with family, having bbq, and going fishing.  When I retire, I plan on traveling. 

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Robert Canedo

I have worked at Transportation for 17 years.  I enjoy the people I work for.  When I am not working, I enjoy visual arts and piano lessons.  When I retire, I will spend time with family.

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: DECEMBER 2020

Posted by Donald Jurek on 12/31/2020

Employee of the Month for Performance: Cynthia Vasquez

I have been working at ECISD Transportation for 4 ½ years.  I enjoy driving different routes because I get to meet and know so many different kids.  When I’m not driving, I like listening to music, enjoying time with friends and family, and spending time with my son.  When I retire, I plan on traveling and spending time with my son. 

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Karalyn Hill

I have been a bus driver for 22 years.  I enjoy interacting with kids.  When you finally get the shy ones to open up a little, it’s a great feeling.  I also like being trusted to do my job without someone looking over my shoulder all of the time, and the six hour lunch breaks are a bonus.  In my spare time, I like baking, cooking, tending my chickens, and reading.  I like to travel.  When I retire, I plan on getting out to see the good ol’ US of A and hopefully learn to sleep past 430 in the morning.

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: TJ Adams

I have worked at Transportation for 4 years.  I enjoy the kids and driving.  When I am not working, I am spending time with Mom.  When I retire, I will spend more time with Mom.

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: NOVEMBER 2020

Posted by Donald Jurek on 11/30/2020

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: AJ Ambrozaitis

I have worked at Transportation for 8 years.  I enjoy driving and the sweet, loving kiddos.  In my spare time, I play music, watch movies, and participate in wood working.  When I retire, I plan on spending time with family, playing music, and travelling.

Employee of the Month for Performance: Kim Jenkins

I have been a school bus driver since 2004.  I started in another district.  I like seeing the progression of the students from the beginning of the year to the end of the year.  When I’m not driving, I read mystery novels and bake.  When I retire, I’ll probably bake full-time as a business. 

 Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Maria Puebla

I have worked at Transportation since August 2017 as a monitor, and I became a driver in January 2018.  I enjoy talking with the kids whenever I get a chance.  When I am not working, I am an amateur photographer.  When I retire, who knows…

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: OCTOBER 2020

Posted by Donald Jurek on 10/31/2020

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Victoria Gilson

I have worked at Transportation since October 2019.  I enjoy interacting with many students and staff.  I take the opportunity to be a good role model for kids and am a reliable coworker.  I am driven to many creative projects.  I work on photography, music, art, and film productions, for example.  When I retire, I will use the free time to check off a few items on my bucket list.

 Employee of the Month for Performance: Bonnie Collins

I have worked at Transportation for one year.  I enjoy my co-workers and the kids.  When I am not working, I enjoy camping, shopping, and spending time with family.  When I retire, I plan to travel, sleep, and enjoy family time.

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: George Biggs

I have worked at Transportation for four years.  I enjoy seeing the kids and encouraging them to excel.  When I am not working, I enjoy reading and working with wood.  When I retire, I want to spend more time with my grandkids.

Employee of the Month: September 2020

Posted by Donald Jurek on 9/30/2020

 Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Linda Rector

I have worked at Transportation for 3 years.  I enjoy the kids on my bus.  They make me happy.   When I am not working, I love cooking, trying new recipes, baking, and working out in the yard.  In regards to retirement, I take one day at a time.  I enjoy whatever the day brings.

Employee of the Month for Performance: Stephen Rock

I have worked at Transportation for 6 years.  I enjoy knowing that I am part of something big impacting the lives of young kids so they can do their best at school each day.  When I am not working, I am working in my garage at home.  Maybe by the time I retire, I’ll have grandkids I can enjoy.  I would like to also possibly travel.

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Lisa Taylor

I have worked at Transportation as a monitor for 2 years.  I enjoy working with all of the staff.  When I am not working, I enjoy antiquing, fishing, swimming, and hiking.  When I retire, I want to spend time with family. 

Employee of the Month: February 2020

Posted by Donald Jurek on 2/29/2020

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Amanda Knowles

Employee of the Month for Performance: Yvonne Salazar & Linda Morales

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Leo Alvarado & Bertha Perez

Employee of the Month: January 2020

Posted by Donald Jurek on 1/31/2020

Employee of the Month for Culture / Climate: Shandi Reyes

I have worked at Transportation for 6 months.  I enjoy getting to know each kid and interact with them.  When I am not working, I love crafting / customized tumblers.  When I retire, I hope to get to spoil my grandkids if I have any.

Employee of the Month for Performance: Misty Dieckow

I have worked at Transportation for 15 years.  I love getting to know the kids.  I especially enjoy watching the little kids (3-year-olds) grow and learn.  When I am not working, we all (my family) love going on road trips and cruises.  We love animals and spending time in the barns.  My daughter shows horses, turkey, and broilers, so we stay very busy.  I have a way to go before I retire, so I’m not sure what I will do then.  I guess I will spend time with my kids and family.

Employee of the Month for Fiscal Responsibility: Ernest Sanchez

I have worked at Transportation as a driver for 2 years.  I enjoy driving and working with kids.  When I am not working, I enjoy gardening.  When I retire, I want to spend time with family, camp, and garden.