Resolution J722-2013

Congratulating Kristin Mecum of Syracuse, New York, upon the occasion of being awarded an advanced certification for teaching excellence

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  • Mar 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Kristin  Mecum of Syracuse, New
York, upon the occasion of being awarded an advanced  certification  for
teaching  excellence  by  the  National  Board for Professional Teaching
Standards

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and  serve  the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the practice of this Legislative Body to take note of
and publicly acknowledge individuals of remarkable integrity and charac-
ter whose endeavors have enhanced the quality of education in this great
State and whose professional lives,  personal  endeavors  and  community
service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues, friends, and
family; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  Kristin  Mecum  of  Syracuse, New York, upon the occasion of being
awarded  an  advanced  certification  for  teaching  excellence  by  the
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; and
  WHEREAS,  Advanced  certification  awards  for teaching excellence are
conferred by the National Board for Professional Teaching  Standards  in
Arlington, Virginia; and
  WHEREAS,  The  mission of the National Board for Professional Teaching
Standards is to advance student learning by establishing high  standards
for teachers and rewarding those who achieve it; and
  WHEREAS,  Kristin  Mecum  of Syracuse, New York, teaches at the Hughes
School in Syracuse, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Kristin Mecum of Syracuse, New York, a teacher at the  Hughes
School  in  Syracuse,  has  been  awarded  an advanced certification for
teaching excellence by the  National  Board  for  Professional  Teaching
Standards; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her educational and community
service,  a  period  of constructive involvement, Kristin Mecum of Syra-
cuse, New York, has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and
has earned the respect and admiration of  her  colleagues,  friends  and
family; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion, they should be recognized by all the citizens of this great Empire
State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Kristin Mecum of Syracuse, New York, upon the  occasion  of
being  awarded  an advanced certification for teaching excellence by the
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kristin Mecum.

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