RESOLUTION NO. RS2003-56
A resolution recognizing November 16-22, 2003, as “American Education Week”.
WHEREAS, the week of November 16-22, 2003, has been designated American Education Week by the Metropolitan Nashville Education Association in conjunction with the Metropolitan Board of Public Education; and
WHEREAS, this year 2003, marks the 44th anniversary of the celebration of American Education Week in Nashville, Tennessee; and
WHEREAS, this year’s theme is “Great Public Schools for Every Child – America’s Promise”, and it is appropriate that during this week the entire community celebrates with those individuals in the field of education for the many achievements and accomplishments throughout the year; and
WHEREAS, by equipping young Americans with both practical skills and broader intellectual abilities, schools give them hope for, and access to, a productive future; and
WHEREAS, during the week, Nashville Public Schools, its students, teachers, parents and administrators will be recognized for their commitment, their dedicated efforts, and their outstanding contributions to the enhancement of public education in Nashville and Davidson County; and
WHEREAS, on Wednesday, November 19th will be a special day to honor the school bus drivers, cafeteria workers, teachers’ aides and other education support professionals who positively impact our school communities and Friday, November 21st to honor the work of substitute educators; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes November 16-22, 2003, as “American Education Week”.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing November 16-22, 2003, as “American Education Week”.
Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Carolyn Baldwin Tucker, Vivian Wilhoite
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||November 4, 2003|
|Adopted:||November 4, 2003|
|Approved:||November 5, 2003|