BCSD Retirees Celebrated for Their Service

May 27, 2016 – A total of 83 employees will retire from the Bakersfield City School District during the 2015-2016 school year. To thank them for their many years of dedication and service, BCSD held a recognition banquet in their honor on May 19th at the Doubletree Hotel. Many families and friends of the 29 retirees that participated in the event attended the celebration. Interim Superintendent Kent Ashworth and the Board of Education were on hand to congratulate the retirees. Each received an engraved clock and a framed certificate to thank them for their many years of service.

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Retiree Evelyn Cotera, with 42 years of service, is congratulated by Board of Education members.

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Retiree Mary Helen Donez, with 24 years of service, celebrates her retirement.

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Retiree Shirley Seeger, with 25 years of service, accompanied by Dr. Fred L. Haynes, President of Board of Education and D. Kent Ashworth, Interim Superintendent.

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Retiree Dolores Garibay, with 12 years of service, accompanied by friends and family.

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Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.