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Awards

Educational Administrator of the Year Award

The Educational Administrator of the Year Award criteria is as follows. 

  • The candidate recognizes educational classified staff as important stakeholders in the daily operation and structure of the organization 
  • The candidate is an avid supporter of the progress of educational classified staff 
  • One candidate may be nominated by a CAEOP member or by an affiliate association for the current year (April 1 to March 31). 

To be eligible candidates must:

  • be currently employed as an educational administrator and for at least five (5) years.
  • must be supportive of educational office professionals and encourage their professional growth.

To nominate a candidate, please fill out the Educational Administrator of the Year Application and follow the criteria for judging.


The 2018 CAEOP Educational Administrator of the Year Award is Natalie Ruddell, District Coordinator, Hemet Unified School District.

             Pictured with Ms. Ruddel is Ruby Hernandez Martinez and Cyndee Amezcue.   Natalie Ruddell is compassionate and has worked tirelessly to mentor teachers so that students can succeed at every level.  She has been dedicated to the people she works with; this includes certificated and classified as well as parents.  She has built real relationships and is very trusted. She believes it is important to support office staff because we are the backbone of the school district. Kudos to Ms. Ruddell.

           Pictured with Ms. Ruddel is Ruby Hernandez Martinez and Cyndee Amezcue.

Natalie Ruddell is compassionate and has worked tirelessly to mentor teachers so that students can succeed at every level.  She has been dedicated to the people she works with; this includes certificated and classified as well as parents.  She has built real relationships and is very trusted. She believes it is important to support office staff because we are the backbone of the school district. Kudos to Ms. Ruddell.

Educational Office Professional of the Year Award

The Educational Office Professional of the Year criteria is as follows.

  • The candidate must be an active CAEOP member in good standing. 
  • The candidate must be currently employed as an educational office professional or retired within the past twelve (12) months for a minimum of three (3) years in an educational institution, agency, public or privates school or a college or university. 
  • Only one candidate may be nominated by a CAEOP member or affiliate association during the current year (April 1 to March 31).

To nominate a candidate, please fill out the Educational Office Professional of the Year Application and follow the criteria and guidelines for nomination submission. 


The 2018 Educational Office Professional of the Year Award is Anna Fetzner, Administrative Assistant, Business Services, Perris Union High School District, Perris, CA

  Lori Ortell is all smiles bestowing the distinguished award to deserving Anna Fetzner.   Anna has been involved with RCAEOP and CAEOP for quite some time.  She has servred in many positions within RCAEOP including Hospitality, Treasurer, and President.  More recently she served as Vice President of Membership for CAEOP.  Anna is a quiet, yet effective leader who is always willing to go the extra mile and lend a helping hand.  Congratulations Anna!

Lori Ortell is all smiles bestowing the distinguished award to deserving Anna Fetzner.  Anna has been involved with RCAEOP and CAEOP for quite some time.  She has servred in many positions within RCAEOP including Hospitality, Treasurer, and President.  More recently she served as Vice President of Membership for CAEOP.  Anna is a quiet, yet effective leader who is always willing to go the extra mile and lend a helping hand.  Congratulations Anna!

Life Honorary Membership Awards

Start thinking about nominating someone next year for this distinguished honor.

The following criteria will be considered to ensure that only those persons who have clearly rendered outstanding service to CAEOP on a statewide basis will be awarded this honor thereby maintaining the highest standards for these awards.

A. To be eligible for a Life or Honorary Membership Award, a person must have performed some type of service that clearly is meritorious and sets the nominee apart from other persons performing a like, similar or other service for the membership.

B. The nomination must clearly and specifically set forth the service provided.

C. Life Memberships will be awarded to CAEOP members only; Honorary Memberships will be awarded to nonmembers only.

D. A nominee for Life Membership will have maintained membership in the Association for not less than ten years.

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The 2018 CAEOP Honorary Member of the Year is John Duff, Los Angeles Unified School District.

Connie Wilson Community Service Award

The Connie Wilson Community Service Award was established by the California Association of Educational Office Professionals on October 26, 1991, for the purpose of recognizing those members showing exemplary service to the community. 

 The purpose of the Connie Wilson Community Service Award is to recognize outstanding service to the community on the part of a CAEOP member, active, associate or retired, in any and all categories of service. 

 Any current CAEOP member including active, institutional, associate or retired in good standing is eligible for the Connie Wilson Community Service Award. Nominations for persons/affiliates to be considered may be submitted by any member or affiliate in good standing.

Nominations are made by submitting the Connie Wilson Community Service Award Nomination Form. Criteria guidelines for nomination.