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Joseph Olan, December's Employee of the Month!

posted Dec 12, 2017, 9:38 AM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Dec 12, 2017, 9:39 AM ]
The Office of the Superintendent recognizes outstanding instructional and non-instructional employees in Uvalde CISD.

The Employee of the Month for December is awarded to Joseph Olan, Academic Dean at Uvalde High School. Mr. Olan has honorably served our country in the Army and now serves the students of Uvalde CISD. Mr. Olan earned a bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University, a master’s degree from the University of Houston and is working on completing a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) from Johns Hopkins University in the summer of 2018. Mr. Olan is new to the Uvalde district and a blessing to have at the high school campus. Mr. Olan has been serving in the education field since 2008 in a variety of positions gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience. He currently holds the following certifications, Texas Teachers Evaluation and Support Systems Certified Appraiser, Texas Bilingual Education Supplemental, EC-12 Special Education, Composite Social Studies and Texas Principal Certification. Mr. Olan is an excellent role model for the campus. He lives his life with one single motto, “Anything for our students!” A fellow colleague shares, “Mr. Olan defines the qualities of every Coyote Character trait. His heart and vision are absolutely in the best interest of our students and school. He never takes a break and keeps working for that purpose.” Please help me congratulate Joseph Olan!


This monthly recognition began in October 2014 utilizing an online form. District employees can be nominated by their supervisors, colleagues, community members, students, parents, etc. on an ongoing basis. A selection committee meets to review all nominations for the month to select one Employee of the Month. Nomination Forms are located on the Uvalde C.I.S.D. website (www.ucisd.net) on the 
UCISD Celebrates webpage. Nominations are to be submitted to the Office of the Superintendent, via e-mail to mgonzales4594@uvaldecisd.net, interoffice mail or dropped off at Central Office. Employee of the Month will be announced in the Superintendent’s Monday Message. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding full-time Uvalde C.I.S.D. employees.