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Resolution
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in honor of
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ATIONAL T
National EACHER Appreciation
Teacher PPRECIATION W
Week
EEK
M AY 1-7,
May 3-9, 2011
2009
Whereas,
Whereas,ininschools
schoolsacross
acrossthe
thecountry,
country,teachers
teachersopen
open children’s
children’sminds
mindstoto
thethe
magic
magic ofof
ideas,
knowledge, and dreams;
ideas, knowledge, and and
dreams; and
Whereas,
Whereas,teachers
teacherskeep
keepAmerican
American democracy
democracy alive
alivebybylaying
layingthe foundation
the foundation forfor
responsible
and responsible
productive citizens; and
and productive citizens; and
Whereas,
Whereas,teachers
teachersfill
fillmany
manyroles,
roles,asaslisteners,
listeners,explorers,
explorers,rolerolemodels,
models,motivators,
motivators,and and
mentors; and and
mentors;
Whereas,
Whereas,teachers
teacherscontinue
continuetotoinfluence
influence us us long after our
long after our school
schooldays
daysare
areonly
onlymemories;
memories;and and
Whereas,
Whereas,teachers
teachersshould
shouldbebeaccorded
accordedhigh high public
public esteem, reflectingthe
esteem, reflecting thesignificant
significantvalue
valuethethe
community places
community on education;
places on education;and and
Whereas,
Whereas,thetheNational
NationalParent Teacher
Parent Teacher Association
Association has
hasdeclared
declaredMay
May1-7,
3-9,2011,
2009,National
Teacher Appreciation
National Week, and theWeek,
Teacher Appreciation National
andEducation Association
the National has
Education declared May
Association has 3, 2011,
National Teacher
declared MayDay; andNational Teacher Day; and
5, 2009,
Whereas
Whereas,, thethegoal
goalofofNational
NationalTeacher
TeacherAppreciation
AppreciationWeek
Weekand National
and Teacher
National Day
Teacher areare
Day to to
raiseraise
national and and
national locallocal
awareness of the
awareness of importance of teaching
the importance in our
of teaching in society, a profession
our society, that
a profession
touches
that the livesthe
touches of millions of Americans;
lives of millions and
of Americans; and
Whereas,
Whereas,thetheHawaii
HawaiiState
StateBoard
BoardofofEducation,
Education,the
theDepartment
DepartmentofofEducation,
Education,Hawaii
HawaiiState
State
Parent Teacher
Parent Student
Teacher Association,
Student and and
Association, the Hawaii StateState
the Hawaii Teachers Association
Teachers are keenly
Association aware
are keenly
of the importance
aware and impactand
of the importance of teachers
impact ofonteachers
children;onnow, therefore,
children; now, therefore,
Be
Be ititresolved, on behalf
resolved, of the
on behalf of Hawaii StateState
the Hawaii Board of Education
Board and and
of Education Department of of
Department
Education, we we
Education, hereby proclaim
hereby May
proclaim 1-7,
May 2011,
3-9, 2009,asasNational
NationalTeacher
TeacherAppreciation
Appreciation Week in
Week in
Hawaii, and and
Hawaii, encourage schools
encourage andand
schools communities
communities to pay tribute
to pay to our
tribute public
to our school
public teachers.
school teachers.

_________________________ _________________________
Donald
GarrettG. Horner
Toguchi Kathryn
PatriciaS. Matayoshi
Hamamoto
Chairperson
Chairperson Superintendent
Superintendent
Board
Board of
of Education
Education Department
Department ofof Education

5/11, RS 11-1304

4/09, RS 09-1496