Resolution J993-2013

Commending Joan F. Waldman upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Ruth Fins Memorial Award

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  • Mar 25, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 25, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 22, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending Joan F. Waldman upon the occasion of
her designation as recipient of the Ruth  Fins  Memorial  Award  by  the
Rockville Centre Education Foundation

WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those distinguished citizens who devote their time and  ener-
gies  to the service of their community and profession, participating in
civic affairs and enhancing the character and quality of  life  for  all
citizens; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
Joan F. Waldman upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Ruth Fins Memorial Award by the Rockville Centre Education Foundation to
be  celebrated  at  its  Annual Gala on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the
Madison Theatre at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Since 1991, the Rockville  Centre  Education  Foundation  has
been  enriching  the  classroom experience by funding grants to teachers
for schools in Rockville's elementary, middle and high schools; and
  WHEREAS, The Ruth Fins Memorial Award is given each year in  honor  of
Ruth  Fins  who was a founding member and leading force of the Rockville
Centre Education Foundation; and
  WHEREAS, Joan F. Waldman has devoted her entire career to teaching the
children of Rockville Centre; and
  WHEREAS, Once in the classrooms of Morris, Watson and Covert  Schools,
currently  Joan  F.  Waldman  serves  as  Principal of Floyd B.   Watson
School; and
  WHEREAS, Under the luminous direction of Principal  Joan  F.  Waldman,
Floyd  B.  Watson  School  is  a learning institution where children are
unafraid to take risks and stretch themselves, a school  where  students
are  enriched  and where their strengths are celebrated, and a school in
which teachers and parents regard each other as family; and
  WHEREAS, Joan F. Waldman graduated from New  York  University  with  a
Bachelor  of  Arts degree in Elementary Education, and received a Master
of Science degree in Special Education from Hofstra University; and
  WHEREAS, Joan F. Waldman's professional Diploma in Educational  Admin-
istration was awarded to her from C.W. Post; and
  WHEREAS,  Formerly  the  President  of  the South Shore Administrators
Association, Joan F. Waldman serves on the Advisory Board to the  School
of Education at Hofstra University; and
  WHEREAS,  With  her  exceptional teaching accomplishments and her deep
connections to Rockville Centre, Joan F. Waldman is  the  quintessential
selection for the Ruth Fins Memorial Award; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the practice of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the  maintenance  of  high  standards  in  their
profession,  certainly  have  earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Joan F. Waldman upon the occasion of her designation as recipi-
ent of the Ruth Fins Memorial Award by the  Rockville  Centre  Education
Foundation; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Joan F. Waldman.

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