An Escalon school secretary was named a 2013 California Classified School Employee of the Year. Amber Dimas has greeted students and parents for eight years at El Portal Middle School in the Escalon Unified School District.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the selection. Dimas won in the Office and Technical Support category.
Her nomination included: "The volume of paperwork and electronic files that pass through her office is staggering. Somehow, she completes all tasks She plays so many roles to so many different students a friend to some, a mother to others. Her work ethic and skill make her a tremendous asset to school administration."