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Shining Stars for February 2020


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The NYISE Shining Stars Program is an employee recognition program designed to recognize individuals for their hard

work and dedication to their jobs and NYISE.

Learn more about The Shining Star award by reviewing the Criteria Page.

 
Maria Paone
Maria Paone

 

Caring, kind and generous are words to describe Maria Paone. It is not uncommon to see a student walk up to Maria anytime or anywhere for a friendly warm greeting and a big hug.  Maria always goes beyond the call of duty and is definitely my choice for the 2020 February Shining Star Award.

-Shelley Homsy

Julian Johnson

Julian is always patient and caring for his students. He is always pushing our wheelchair-bound students in any weather conditions and being attentive to their needs. He is a valued employee at our institute. He is always helpful and willing to point out any safety concerns to the Plant Operations Department. Keep up the good work!

- Angelo Squitieri

 
Julian Johnson
Jackie Becker
 
 

Jackie Becker

 

I nominate Ms. Jackie Becker as the recipient of the Shining Star Award for February.  Ms. B. is a kind and caring individual who demonstrates strong work ethics. She goes above and beyond for each and every one of her students.  She demonstrates love and understanding of the importance of literacy and is always encouraging her students to read and write braille. Ms. B. has strong TVI skills and is an asset to NYISE.

- Linda Ciero

 

 

 

Carlos Reyes

 

I am nominating Carlos Reyes as NYISE's next shining star. Carlos is easygoing and patient.  I can tell that he enjoys helping others. It is good to know that we are well covered with him as one of our newest team members and that we are in good hands.

- Samuel Slavin

 
 
 
 

 

Carlos Reyes
Rosalind Wright
 
Rosalind Wright

 

I am happy to nominate Rosalind Wright for the Shining Stars Award. Roz brings happiness to everything she does. Her creativity with the students in the Starlight Café is just one area where she shines. She keeps us dressed fashionably with items from the Spirit Store and encourages the students to be terrific salespeople. Ms. Rosalind Wright is very loving, kind, caring and supportive of all students and staff. She is always seen smiling and laughing as she travels through the hallways at NYISE. Congratulations for hard work, efforts and always Smile!  You’re a shining star!

- Naum Shulman

 

 
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