Karina Olea: 2022 PYLUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Karina Olea is a 2022 Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Classified Employee of the Year! Karina serves as a special education instructional aide at Ruby Drive Elementary School in Placentia. This video recaps the day PYLUSD executive leadership members and her colleagues surprised her with the news.

"Karina approaches each day with a smile, a grateful heart, and a love for every student she works with," Principal Lisa Carmona shared. "Our students benefit from her patience, resourcefulness, and compassion. Her student centered approach and team mindset makes her an invaluable advocate for the students at Ruby Drive."