RESOLUTION NO. RS2006-1595
A resolution recognizing and celebrating November 12-18, 2006, as American Education Week.
WHEREAS, the week of November 12-18, 2006, 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 2006, marks the 47th anniversary of the celebration of American Education Week in Nashville, Tennessee; and
WHEREAS, this year's theme is "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility", 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, American Education Week 2006 will include the following events:
Wide Kick Off Celebration - November 13th
Invite Parents to School Day- November 14th; and
WHEREAS, on Wednesday, November 15th - Education Support Professionals Day 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, Thursday, November 16th - Educator for a Day and Friday, November 17th - Substitute Educators Day to honor the work of substitute educators; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes November 12-18, 2006, as American Education Week and call upon all Americans to provide all students with quality education so that they can grow, prosper, and achieve in the 21st century.
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 and celebrating November 12-18, 2006, 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: Vivian Wilhoite
|Referred:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||November 9, 2006|
|Adopted:||November 9, 2006|
|Approved:||November 10, 2006|