Employee Recognition Programs

Outstanding Employee Award - Fall 2015

Lori Babbitt, Administrative Secretary for Math and Sciences, was named the recipient of the fall 2015 Outstanding Employee Award. Here's what her colleagues had to say about her:

Outstanding Employee Award - Spring 2015

Ralph Pickering, Grounds Supervisor

Ralph Pickering, Grounds Supervisor, was named the recipient of the spring 2015 Outstanding Employee Award. Here's what his colleagues had to say about him:

About the Award

Twice a year, fall and spring semester, MiraCosta College recognizes an extraordinary classified staff member with an Outstanding Employee Award. The recipient receives a $500 check and plaque at a college-wide function. Staff are eligible to receive this award one time only during their employment at MiraCosta College. Nominations for Outstanding Employee are accepted in November and April of each year. The following selection procedures are used to identify the recipient of each semester's award:

Click here to view previous Outstanding Employee Award Recipients

This program is funded through the district.

Spotlight Outstanding Service Award

About the Award

The Spotlight Awards for Outstanding Service, Individual and Team Projects recognize outstanding effort that may affect only a single department or small number of employees or that may have campus-wide impact. Nominations for both types of awards are to be made by self or peers whenever employees feel an employee or project is eligible.

Nominations are considered once each year by the Employee Recognition Committee, consisting of the Senate President, Immediate Past President, and two classified senate members. Up to three awards in each category may be presented each year. Award winners will be featured in a Spotlight column in the MiraCostan. This program is funded through Classified Senate Dues.

1. Spotlight Award for Team Projects

Nominations made by self or peers for jobs well done by a group of two or more employees (teams may include non-classified). Award is a certificate of appreciation and the team’s choice of either catered breakfast or lunch (limit $15 per person) ordered from Premier Food Services and delivered to their work site.

2. Spotlight Award for Outstanding Service

Nominations made by self or by peers for outstanding service by a classified employee to students or fellow employees. Each winner will receive:

Click here to view previous Spotlight Award Recipients

Classified School Employee Week

MiraCosta College, in conjunction with the California Education Code, designates the third week in May to honor the many contributions that classified employees make to the educational community.

The Gold Circle Club

Retired classified employees who meet simple requirements in years of service and age are eligible for membership in the Gold Circle Club in recognition of their years of service. The Gold Circle Club serves as a way to maintain an enduring connection with MiraCosta. Click here to learn more about The Gold Circle Club.