Resolution J1355-2013

Commending Karen McKie, Parent Coordinator of Brooklyn, New York

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  • Apr 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 23, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 19, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending the Parent Coordinators of Brooklyn,
New York, upon the occasion of celebrating the 2nd Annual Parent Coordi-
nators Appreciation Day

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize  and  pay
just  tribute to the Parent Coordinators in each school directly respon-
sible for supporting families  and  supporting  parent  involvement  and
strengthening the educational system of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant  to such concern, and in keeping with its time-ho-
nored traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body  to  commend
Karen McKie, Parent Coordinator of Brooklyn, New York, upon the occasion
of celebrating the 2nd Annual Parent Coordinators Appreciation Day; and
  WHEREAS,  On  Friday,  May  17,  2013,  Healthfirst will be hosting an
appreciation breakfast at Crystal Manor to  honor  Karen  McKie,  Parent
Teacher  Coordinator;  this  year's  theme  is  "Blazing  a  Path to the
Future"; and
  WHEREAS, It  is  said  that  comprehensive  parent  partnerships  make
certain  that every school develops and implements an effective plan for
parental and  family  engagement,  ensuring  a  family  friendly  school
climate  in  cooperation  with  an academically enriched environment for
both teachers and students; and
  WHEREAS,  The  successful  sharing  of  ideas,  enriching  of   school
districts  and  maintaining  of specific roles by Karen McKie and Parent
Coordinators  throughout  Brooklyn,  New  York,   including   conducting
outreach  to  get  other  parents involved in school life and supporting
school activities, are essential in the community; and
  WHEREAS, Karen McKie, Parent  Coordinators,  administrators,  teachers
and  support  staff  are  all committed to ensuring academic success and
together look forward to working toward excellent academic growth; and
  WHEREAS, Parent Coordinators Appreciation Day provides an  opportunity
to recognize Karen McKie, and the significant contributions to the qual-
ity  of  life  and the progression of our educational system and for all
people to gain a greater appreciation of the  role  Parent  Coordinators
will continue to play in our society; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is pleased to have this opportunity to
recognize such a respectable and dedicated group of parents  like  Karen
McKie who foster pride in education and exemplify family engagement that
represents and strengthens the fabric of the people and the State of New
York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Karen McKie upon the occasion  of  celebrating  the  2nd  Annual
Parent Coordinators Appreciation Day; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Karen McKie.

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