RESOLUTION NO. RS2006-1137
proclaiming the week of February 6th, 2006, through February 10th, 2006, as
National School Counseling Week.
WHEREAS, National School Counseling Week, focuses public attention on the unique contributions of professional school counselors for school systems within the United States; and
WHEREAS, the week's theme, "School Counselors: Changing Lives, Building Futures", offers school counselors the ideal opportunity to tout the important work they do; and
WHEREAS, this week highlights the tremendous impact that counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career; and
WHEREAS, school counselors are employed in public and private schools to help students reach their fullest potential; and
WHEREAS, school counselors are actively committed to helping students explore their abilities, strengths, interests, and talents as these traits relate to career awareness and development; and
WHEREAS, school counselors help parents focus on ways to further the educational, personal and social growth of their children; and
WHEREAS, school counselors work with teachers and other educators to help students develop their talents and set realistic goals for themselves; and
WHEREAS, school counselors seek to identify and utilize community resources that can enhance and complement comprehensive school counseling programs and help students become viable productive members of society; and
WHEREAS, comprehensive developmental school counseling programs are considered an integral part of the educational process that enables all students to achieve success in school; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council proclaim the week of February 6th, 2006, through February 10th, 2006, as National School Counseling Week and celebrate that counseling does, indeed, make a difference in the lives of children.
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 proclaiming the week of February 6th, 2006, through February 10th, 2006, as National School Counseling Week.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to representatives of the Tennessee and Middle Tennessee School Counselor Associations.
Section 3. 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:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||January 3, 2006|
|Adopted:||January 3, 2006|
|Approved:||January 9, 2006|