Classified Employee Appreciation Week is celebrated every year during the first full week of March. In 2017, it will be observed March 6-10 in Oregon. Here's a sample resolution to proclaim this week in your school or district.
WHEREAS, the education of youth is essential to the future of our community, state, country and world; and
WHEREAS, classified employees are the backbone of our public education system; and
WHEREAS, classified employees work directly with students, educators, parents, volunteers, business partners and community members; and
WHEREAS, classified employees support the smooth operation of offices, the safety and maintenance of buildings and property, and the safe transportation, healthy nutrition and direct instruction of students; and
WHEREAS, our community depends upon and trusts classified employees to serve students; and
WHEREAS, classified employees, with their diverse talents and true dedication, nurture students throughout their school years.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the (insert name) Board of Directors proclaims March 6-10, 2017, to be CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION WEEK; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the (insert name) Board of Directors strongly encourages all members of our community to join in this observance, recognizing the dedication and hard work of these individuals.
Adopted this _____ day of __________, 2017.
Chair, (insert name) School District Board of Directors