High School Ahead Academy bus driver Clarissa Davis had no idea she would be recognized for going above and beyond her daily route assignment to help a student in need.
HISD Transportation Manager Alan Delaney, High School Ahead Academy bus driver Clarissa Davis and HISD Senior Manager Chandra Robertson
But Davis and four other HISD employees and volunteers were honored for their services during a special luncheon held on April 30. She says she has only been with the district since last November and was surprised to discover she would be receiving an award for simply doing her job.
“I’m really humbled,” Davis said. “I just treat students how I would want anyone else to treat my own children.”
As part of the Business Operations Team’s Service Excellence initiative, each of the five divisions designates an Employee of the Month to recognize outstanding performance and excellent customer service. This week, the five Employees of the Month for April had the opportunity to enjoy breakfast with HISD’s Chief Operating Officer, Leo Bobadilla.
(From left to right): Maria J. Smith, Kathy Sterbanz, Leo Bobadilla, Loretta Galaviz, Delia Garcia, and Officer Rick Evans.
“I really enjoy this event and being able to show my appreciation for such great work,” Bobadilla said. “We have a great team, and the recognition is well-deserved.”
HISD’s Transportation department was recently featured in a YouTube video for two of its driver training programs and transportation efficiency.
(From left to right): Abdoul Ly, Tori Cortez, Leo Bobadilla, Nancy Roman, Sgt. Juan Mellado and Cloria Witherspoon.
Five HISD employees were celebrated as March’s Employee of the month for Service Excellence at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Tuesday morning during a special breakfast.
The event, hosted every month by HISD’s Chief Operating Officer Leo Bobadilla, recognizes district employees who go above and beyond to provide exceptional customer service in a safe, courteous, responsive and efficient manner. The group of employees were selected based off of the service philosophy: Continue reading
HISD’s Drop Out Prevention Office has collaborated with the Transportation department to make sure every former HISD student throughout the Houston community earns their high school diploma. Continue reading
A group of five HISD employees were recognized as the first employees of the month for Service Excellence at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Feb. 4 during a special breakfast.
Andres Montes doesn’t like to brag on his many accomplishments. Instead, HISD Transportation’s Senior Manager of Fleet Operations uses his knowledge of mechanics and personal journey to inspire his employees and students. With many accolades, including over 30 years’ experience in fleet management, numerous certifications and serving as the first Hispanic to hold a senior level management position with HISD Transportation, Montes is committed to service excellence. He talks about his love of mechanics and vehicles, and why he feels it is so important to pay it forward. Continue reading
HISD bus drivers received a big surprise early Thursday morning on live television, thanks to the KHOU 11 Surprise Squad. Drivers, mechanics and staff members cheered as KHOU reporters Chita Johnson and Mia Gradney handed out more than 400 burritos, courtesy of Breakfast Burritos Anonymous.