The Auburn School District Board of Directors recently recognized Cindy Sherrod, assistant director of special education, as the outstanding staff member of the month.,
Sherrod has been with the ASD for 15 years. She spent six years as an ASD school psychologist before becoming a coordinator and then assistant director in special education.
In her role, she provides support to all aspects of special education. She strives to make systemic differences for students with disabilities and loves working with students, staff and parents. She earned her bachelors in child development at Fresno State, her masters in school psychology at Eastern Washington University and finished her doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Washington Tacoma in 2016.
The school board also recognized Alyssa Truong, a fifth-gradet at Lakeland Hills Elementary, for being an outstanding student.
Truong has attended Lakeland Hills since kindergarten. She is hard-working, polite, respectful and kind.
In the future, she plans to attend the University of Washington and become an accountant.