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Joann Janes Named ECPS Stellar Employee of the Year

Joann Janes of Maintenance Services has been selected as the Escambia County Public Schools’ Stellar Employee of the Year for 2024.  Ms. Janes has been recognized this year as the stellar employee of the month (October 2023), as Escambia County's FLDOE School-Related Employee of the Year (February 2024), and as the district's Stellar Employee of the Year (May 2024).


 Ms. Janes has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance and takes great pride in her work. She started her career with Escambia County Public Schools as a secretary ii in the Custodial Services unit before transferring to the Maintenance Services unit where she was promoted to secretary iii. Throughout her time with ECPS, Ms. Janes has shown dedication to both the maintenance department and Escambia County Public Schools.  She provides high-quality support to both the administration and the department, demonstrating excellence by efficiently completing all job duties and tasks.


Ms. Janes holds various responsibilities within the department, and is a respected member of the maintenance services senior office staff.  She provides training, guidance, and support to new staff members. Her good judgment and reasoning skills are evident in her daily work.


During several disaster recovery and restoration events, Ms. Janes has proven to be an invaluable asset.  Though she maintains a heavy workload, she is always willing to assist others when needed. Her dedication to providing excellent customer service for students and staff is evident in the positive feedback received from school-based and district staff. Ms. Janes consistently demonstrates professionalism, integrity, and a can-do attitude, striving for excellence in all her work for the department and the district.