Resolution J1471-2013

Commending Ahmed Dickerson, Parent Coordinator of Brooklyn, New York



  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 24, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


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
Ahmed  Dickerson,  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 Ahmed Dickerson, 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  Ahmed  Dickerson  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,  Ahmed Dickerson, Parent Coordinators, administrators, teach-
ers 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  Ahmed Dickerson, and the significant contributions to the
quality of life and the progression of our educational  system  and  for
all  people  to gain a greater appreciation of the role Parent Coordina-
tors 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 Ahmed
Dickerson 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  Ahmed Dickerson 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 Ahmed Dickerson.


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