Employee of the Month

Angela Schmitt
Paul Kinder Middle School

Angela Schmitt January Employee of the Month  Angela Schmitt has been in our district for 18 years. She has served as a counselor at Paul Kinder Middle School the past six years, and she served at Blue Springs High School before that. Angela takes on any and all tasks that come her way and always does so with a very positive attitude.

Angela is the CARE Team coordinator at PKMS, serves on the PBIS leadership team, Trauma Informed team, and the National Junior Honor Society Faculty Advisory.

Angela works hard, helping students and families through challenging times inside and outside of school. She leads the PKMS’s Signs of Suicide implementation Day. Since coming to PKMS, Angela has organized and lead a yearly “Adopt A Family” drive around the holidays. This year through her leadership efforts, PKMS was able to help 13 families with 35 children, totaling more than $4,300 of gifts so those families could have a better Christmas. Angela is extremely well-liked by the staff, students and families of the Grizzlies community.

Blue Springs School District Coordinator of Mental Health Services Nancy Stevens said of Angela, “I have known Angela as a colleague and friend since she first came to the Blue Springs School District to serve as a high school counselor. While she has many attributes, the first one that comes to mind is her productivity. Angela is a dependable task-master, one whose work ethic is worthy of being emulated.” Principal Steve Goddard said, “Angela does an outstanding job supporting all things Paul Kinder Middle School. Our school is a better place because of her.”