Resolution J1673-2013

Honoring Bryan Zevotek upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Teacher Innovator Award

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 2, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Bryan Zevotek upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the Teacher Innovator Award  by  the  Public
Broadcasting Service

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend the efforts
of  those  individuals  in the teaching profession who distinguish them-
selves in their dedication and commitment to their students; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Bryan Zevotek upon the occasion of his designation as recipient  of  the
Teacher Innovator Award by the Public Broadcasting Service for his inno-
vative approach to teaching science; and
  WHEREAS, The PBS LearningMedia and the Henry Ford Historical Center in
Dearborn,  Michigan,  team up each year to honor top teachers across the
United States who use digital media to develop  new  approaches  to  aid
student learning; and
  WHEREAS,  As  a  member  of the Carthage Central School faculty, Bryan
Zevotek has been a leader in using innovative technology  approaches  to
help young people learn about science and technology; and
  WHEREAS,  As  one of the top 10 teachers in the nation to be presented
with this auspicious award, Bryan Zevotek has been invited to  attend  a
weeklong  "Innovation Immersion Experience" at the Henry Ford Historical
Center where he and other educators will work on  developing  new  inno-
vations to American education; and
  WHEREAS,  By  developing new approaches to help young people acquire a
deeper appreciation and understanding of science, Bryan Zevotek has also
helped inspire other educators to embrace technology in their approaches
to teaching; and
  WHEREAS, The future success of our State and Nation is dependent  upon
individuals  such  as  Bryan Zevotek, who dedicate their lives as educa-
tors, nurturing our most precious resource, our youth; and
  WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body that  when  indi-
viduals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor Bryan Zevotek upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of
the  Teacher  Innovator Award by the Public Broadcasting Service, and to
wish him continued success in  all  his  future  endeavors;  and  be  it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Bryan Zevotek.

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