PRINTER'S NO. 1269
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE RESOLUTION
No.
223
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY DINNIMAN, BROOKS, BREWSTER, FARNESE, FONTANA,
SCAVELLO, GREENLEAF, BROWNE, BOSCOLA, AUMENT AND RAFFERTY,
OCTOBER 17, 2017
INTRODUCED AND ADOPTED, OCTOBER 17, 2017
A RESOLUTION
Recognizing the month of October 2017 as "National Principals
Month" in Pennsylvania and honoring the contribution of
principals in the elementary schools, middle schools and high
schools of our nation.
WHEREAS, The National Association of Secondary School
Principals and the National Association of Elementary School
Principals have declared the month of October 2017 as "National
Principals Month"; and
WHEREAS, Principals are educational visionaries,
instructional and assessment leaders, disciplinarians, community
builders, budget analysts, facilities managers and
administrators of legal and contractual obligations; and
WHEREAS, Principals work collaboratively with teachers and
parents to develop and implement a clear mission, high
curriculum standards and performance goals; and
WHEREAS, Principals create school environments that
facilitate great teaching and learning and continuous school
improvement; and
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WHEREAS, The vision, actions and dedication of principals
provide the mobilizing force behind any school reform effort;
and
WHEREAS, As of the 2015-2016 school year, there were
approximately 5,000 principals in this Commonwealth; and
WHEREAS, The celebration of "National Principals Month"
honors elementary school, middle school and high school
principals and recognizes the importance of principals in
ensuring that every child has access to a high-quality
education; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Senate recognize the month of October 2017
as "National Principals Month" in Pennsylvania and honor the
contribution of principals in the elementary schools, middle
schools and high schools of our nation by supporting the goals
and ideals of "National Principals Month."
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