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Name: Kate Carmody
Job Title: Head custodian, Sears Elementary, Kenai, Alaska
What I Do in My Job: I do what most custodians do: make sure the school's kept in good physical condition, clean and safe. We're a school of about 350 kids in kindergarten through second grade and we are a special needs school.
Sometimes I help out in the classroom. Last year, Mrs. Sorenson's students put together a huge storybook with drawings and brief stories about me and what I do. They called it "Hats Off to Ms. Kate."
First thing in the morning, I'm out in front of the school to make sure the kids get off the bus and into the building safely. I'm usually …