A resolution recognizing art teacher Caroline Bartlett of Una Elementary.

WHEREAS, Caroline Bartlett, of Una Elementary, is well deserving of recognition for her outstanding leadership in supporting and encouraging her art students to participate in the “Put Waste in its Place: Nashville Beautiful” art contest in which one of her students art work has received the Grand Prize award five out of the last six years; and

WHEREAS, she received her Master’s Degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Curriculum and Instruction and her Bachelor’s Degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Art Education; and

WHEREAS, Caroline Bartlett has been working in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools for ten years; since 2002 she has served with distinction as an art teacher at Una Elementary, having previously worked at Dupont Tyler Middle School; and

WHEREAS, Caroline Bartlett 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 Una Elementary; and

WHEREAS, a dedicated and passionate educator, Caroline Bartlett gives of herself outside the classroom in numerous capacities including serving on a number of professional organizations including Metro Nashville Education Association, Tennessee Education Association, and the Nashville Institute for Visual Arts Education and serves as the MNEA representative for Una Elementary; and

WHEREAS, no stranger to accolades, Caroline Bartlett is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for her many outstanding accomplishments in the field of art and was selected by her colleagues as the 2008-2009 “Teacher of the Year” at Una Elementary, an honor most befitting her outstanding tenure as a teacher as it recognizes the positive influence she has on so many young lives; and

WHEREAS, Caroline Bartlett 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 Caroline Bartlett on her commitment in continuing to strengthen the art education program at Una Elementary and we wish her all the best.


Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing art teacher Caroline Bartlett of Una Elementary.

Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to Caroline Bartlett.

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


Referred to: Rules & Confirmations Committee
Introduced: January 3, 2012
Adopted: January 3, 2012
Approved: January 4, 2012
By: mayor's signature