Resolution J5802-2013

Honoring John Ciero upon the occasion of his retirement after many years of distinguished service to the Syracuse City School District

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  • Jun 12, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 12, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 10, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  John  Ciero  upon the occasion of his
retirement after many years of distinguished  service  to  the  Syracuse
City School District

WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body seeks to acknowledge those outstanding
individuals within our midst whose professional lives and civic  endeav-
ors serve to enhance the stature of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor John
Ciero upon the occasion of his retirement from the Syracuse City  School
District  after  more  than  30 years of teaching excellence; he will be
honored during a school board meeting on June 9, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, John Ciero, a lifetime resident of Syracuse, New York, joined
the Syracuse City School District in 1980; since then, he has been work-
ing as a Special Education Teacher at Salem Hyde Elementary School; and
  WHEREAS, As a dedicated and caring teacher at  Salem  Hyde  Elementary
School, John Ciero has enriched the lives of countless children; he is a
member  of  the School of Promise committee which partners with Syracuse
University School of Education to improve elementary education  for  all
students by creating more inclusive spaces; and
  WHEREAS,  Besides  his work in the classroom, John Ciero has served on
the Syracuse Teacher Center Policy Board for  the  past  28  years;  the
Syracuse  Teacher  Center  collaborates  with  local, state and national
organizations to provide educators in the  City  of  Syracuse  with  the
highest  level  of professional development to impact classroom instruc-
tion and student achievement; and
  WHEREAS, Annually, 3,500 teachers participate in more than 400  activ-
ities supported by the Syracuse Teacher Center; these activities include
courses, workshops, mentoring, training sessions, the creation of class-
room  materials  and  instructional  equipment,  and  a variety of other
activities; and
  WHEREAS, During his tenure  on  the  Syracuse  Teacher  Center  Policy
Board,  John  Ciero  has  provided  support  to  countless  teachers and
rendered faithful, conscientious and valuable service  to  the  Syracuse
City  School  District; he has held the position of board chairman since
2009, making him the longest serving member in Syracuse; he was  also  a
part  of  the  negotiations team with the Syracuse Teachers Association;
and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  that  those  who
enhance  the  quality of life in their communities, demonstrating a long
and sustained commitment to the maintenance of  high  standards  in  the
field  of  education,  have  earned  the  esteem  and  respect  of their
colleagues and recognition from all citizens of the State of  New  York;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor John Ciero upon the occasion of his retirement from  the  Syracuse
City  School  District  after more than 30 years of teaching excellence;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John Ciero.

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