School Board Recognition Month: Model ESD proclamation
December 6, 2016
The superintendent or ESD's public information officer should ask your city's mayor or manager, your city council, the Chamber of Commerce board of directors, and/or the county commissioners to proclaim January as School Board Recognition Month in your community. Publicize this action with a press release and in your ESD's newsletter.
WHEREAS, Education Service District Boards exist to meet the diverse education needs of the school districts and students in their regions;
WHEREAS, ESD boards focus resources on providing vital, innovative and cost-effective strategies to meet those diverse needs;
WHEREAS, ESD boards help establish the vision for educational excellence in what students should know and be able to do;
WHEREAS, ESD boards are accountable to the community for assisting the districts they serve to increase student achievement;
WHEREAS, ESD boards create a climate that supports the philosophy that all children can learn, targeting resources, strategies and services to students who need special help to reach this goal;
WHEREAS, ESD boards build collaborative relationships based on trust, teamwork and shared accountability; and
WHEREAS, ESD boards are committed to continuous education and training on issues related to best practices in education services for their districts;
NOW, THEREFORE, (I/We), hereby declare (my/our) appreciation to the members of the (ESD name) Board of Education and proclaim the month of January to be School Board Recognition Month.
(I/We) urge all citizens to join (me/us) in recognizing the dedication and hard work of ESD board members in preparing today's students for tomorrow's world.
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