Jefferson Elementary School's Joyce Aliment named February Volunteer of the Month

Aliment is a beloved volunteer at Jefferson Elementary School. She was honored at the Feb. 28 Governing Board meeting.

Joyce Aliment, February Volunteer of the Month, speaks at the Feb. 28, 2017, Governing Board meeting.Joyce Aliment is a dedicated volunteer at Jefferson Elementary School. She is admired for her enthusiasm, kind heart and love of learning. Aliment was recognized at the Feb. 28 board meeting as Volunteer of the Month.

Tribute to Joyce Aliment

For nearly five years, Joyce has devoted her time and energy to Jefferson Elementary second-graders.

Joyce originally became a volunteer to share her love of reading with children. But she does so much more, including helping students learn math strategies and organize their notebooks. She also plays math games and paints faces for pep assemblies.

Joyce is on campus at least twice a week. She makes a lasting impact on students. They love the one-on-one and small-group focus she gives them.
Joyce takes on any challenge, including math, which is not her favorite subject. She takes notes during instruction so she can ensure students are learning correctly.

Joyce encourages her students and gives them confidence. She is eager to make a difference for all.

Joyce, thank you for your dedication to Jefferson Elementary School. We are pleased to honor you as a Mesa Public Schools Volunteer of the Month.

Volunteer of the Month prizes

Aliment received a certificate, tumbler, coaster, candy bouquet and copy of the tribute from Mesa Public Schools. She was also awarded a $50 Amazon gift card from the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence.

(Joyce Aliment, Jefferson Elementary, speaks after being honored as Volunteer of the Month at the Feb. 28 board meeting. Photo by Tim Hacker/Mesa Public Schools)


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