RESOLUTION NO. RS2012-484
A resolution recognizing and congratulating Taffy Hower on being selected the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools 2012-2013 “Teacher of the Year” representative from Lakeview Elementary Design Center.
WHEREAS, Taffy Hower, educator at Lakeview Elementary Design Center, has devoted her career to providing the highest quality education for Tennessee’s students and is well deserving of this recognition; and
WHEREAS, Taffy Hower was selected by her colleagues as “Teacher of the Year” at Lakeview Elementary Design Center, an honor most befitting an outstanding educator as it recognizes the positive influence one has on so many young lives; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Hower, is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School; she went on to earn a Bachelor degree in General Education, another Bachelor degree in Psychology and a Masters in Special Education from West Virginia University; and
WHEREAS, Taffy Hower brings enthusiasm and energy to her students, has an excellent repertoire of teaching strategies, creativity, innovation, and vision that has brought invaluable assets to not only the classroom but to Lakeview Elementary Design Center; and
WHEREAS, Taffy Hower, has been teaching our youngest students in the Metropolitan Nashville Public schools for five years, and is currently teaching Life Skills to 3rd and 4th graders; and
WHEREAS, Taffy is an extremely talented and compassionate educator who works assiduously to motivate her students to reach their full potential, both as scholars and as citizens; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes and congratulates, Taffy Hower on being named the 2012-2013 “Teacher of the Year” for Lakeview Elementary Design Center and wish her all the best.
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 congratulating Taffy Hower on being selected the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools 2012-2013 “Teacher of the Year” representative from Lakeview Elementary Design Center.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to Taffy Hower, Life Skills teacher at Lakeview Elementary Design Center.
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: Karen Johnson, Ronnie Steine
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||November 13, 2012|
|Adopted:||November 13, 2012|
|Approved:||November 14, 2012|