Juvenile Probation Officer, Howard Burgess, was selected as our Brazos County Juvenile Services "Employee of the Month" for November, 2008. Earlier this year, Juvenile Services internalized the Juvenile Justice Alternative Educational Placement (JJAEP) School and needed a certified Special Education Teacher to assist with teaching duties at the school. Mr. Burgess, who in addition to being a certified Juvenile Probation Officer, is also a certified Special Education Teacher in Texas, was asked if he would be willing to teach at our school for a part of each day.
He willingly accepted this challenge while also maintaining his current probation caseload. What a great example of team work, loyalty, and dedication. Additionally, Mr. Burgess works diligently with both clients and their families, and is always willing to assist his peers in any way he can. He maintains a positive attitude and displays a concern for others. Great job Howard, we appreciate all you do.
Merits: Mr. Burgess has been recognized in the past for his team work and positive attitude. Previously, Mr. Burgess was selected for "employee of the month" in April of 2006.
Bio: Mr. Burgess graduated from Brenham High School and received earned degrees in Speech, English, Psychology, and Education. Before becoming employed with Brazos County Juvenile Services in April, 2004, Mr. Burgess spend several years working in education for Bryan ISD, Brenham State School, and for the Texas Youth Commission