Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/23/2019 - 4:30 PM
Category: 8.0 SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS
Type: Action
Subject: 2019 Week of the Young Child Proclamation
Strategic Plan Alignment:
Enclosure:
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Summary: WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD PROCLAMATION

EARLY YEARS ARE LEARNING YEARS - APRIL 8-12, 2019

WHEREAS, the foundation of early learning is laid both before birth and during the key developmental period from infancy into the early primary grades; and

WHEREAS, the best way to ensure that children excel in the classroom and move to productive lives is to teach them early through quality education programs that set high standards and provide the developmentally and individually appropriate environmental and professional support necessary to enable students to succeed; and

WHEREAS, the Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration that focuses national public attention on the needs of young children and their families, particularly the need for high quality early childhood programs; and

WHEREAS, the goal of the Week of the Young Child is to build public understanding of the importance of quality early childhood programs in our community and to foster public support for these programs; and

WHEREAS, special recognition needs to be provided to Early Childhood Education professionals who are committed to improving and providing the quality and availability of services and programs for young children from birth through age eight, the critical years of human development;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Pueblo City Schools Board of Education does hereby proclaim April 8-12, 2019 as "WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD: EARLY YEARS ARE LEARNING YEARS & INVESTING IN YOUNG CHILDREN BENEFITS ALL" and urges all citizens to join in supporting the needs of the young children in honoring the early childhood education professionals in our school system and in our community.
Funding:
Recommendation: The Board of Education proclaims April 8-12, 2019 as the "Week of the Young Child" as presented in the April 23, 2019 Board materials.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Darlene Bermudez - TOSA Early Childhood
Signed By:
Cary Palumbo - Executive Director of Elementary Education
Signed By:
Suzanne Morey - Assistant Superintendent for Teaching & Learning
Signed By:
Charlotte Macaluso - Superintendent