Brian Deters, SCSTC’s government director, counseled Ciske for his choice.
“We’ve got great expertise all through our civilian workforce,” Deters mentioned. “This award illustrates Mr. Ciske’s sturdy management expertise and dedication to the mission. As an teacher and LSO, he’s a coaching material skilled with direct impression on the way forward for our fleet. Exterior the classroom, he’s a pillar of his group. As a pastor, he strives to higher his group and has devoted quite a few hours to assist these in want. Mr. Ciske is really a job mannequin for our civilian personnel, in and out of doors the classroom.”
Mr. Ciske was promoted from technical coaching teacher to LSO on account of his experience not solely as a technical teacher, but additionally for his curriculum upkeep and growth expertise supporting 5 totally different programs of instruction at Inside Communications Electrician (IC) “A” and “C” Colleges.
Mr. Ciske taught 5 totally different programs and administered written exams and sensible exams. His means to show a number of programs throughout IC programs was invaluable. As LSO, he hit the bottom operating main Navy’s Prepared, Related Studying (RRL) workshops for IC, Hearth Controlman and Gunner’s Mate “A” Colleges. He additionally was instrumental within the profitable pilot of the Digital Operator Coach (VOT) for Operations Specialist (OS) “A” Faculty guaranteeing it was scheduled, executed and documented in accordance with Naval Training and Coaching Command’s (NETC) necessities. He developed curriculum for the IC “A” Faculty and facilitated the expedient implementation of the “Tradition of Excellence” and “Warrior Toughness” coaching into all phases of IC “A” and “C” Colleges. Devoted to steady course of enchancment, he tirelessly reviewed and up to date classroom, laboratory procedures and greatest practices growing effectivity and enhancing studying.
“Our civilian workforce performs a major position within the mission of SCSTC Nice Lakes,” mentioned SCSTC Nice Lakes Commanding Officer Cmdr. Shaun Fischer. “It’s all the time an honor and pleasure to acknowledge stellar performers equivalent to Mr. Ciske. His initiative and continued skilled help is instrumental to the command. Mr. Ciske’s efforts, together with all of our civilian workforce, allows SCSTC Nice Lakes to efficiently execute our mission within the coaching and growth of our Sailors.”
As well as, Ciske is finishing programs by means of Dallas Theological Seminary, Berean College, and Mild College, finally resulting in levels in Nouthetic Counseling, Pastoral Research and Ordination within the Assemblies of God Fellowship.
Mr. Ciske pastors an area church in Union Grove, Wis., works with veterans and others in hospice and different long-term care offering ethical and religious help, and supplies marriage, household and finish of life counseling in the neighborhood. He additional helps the local people by volunteering with space meals banks helping within the distribution of meals baskets and wanted provides to native households in disaster and coordinates an annual group craft honest, elevating cash for native nonprofit organizations.
“To me, receiving this recognition represents a ‘lifetime achievement award,’” mentioned Ciske. “I’ve all the time strived to be a dwelling instance of satisfaction, professionalism, honor, braveness and dedication. It’s really an honor to have an element in coaching our Sailors to be the “better of one of the best” and instilling in them the drive for excellence.”