Educational Support Professionals Day - Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The Okaloosa County School Board has issued a Proclamation declaring that Wednesday, November 18, 2020, be recognized as Education Support Professionals Day.
Education Support Professionals Day honors the contributions of school support employees. These support professionals provide invaluable services and are essential partners in the children’s education process. The day honors a long list of professionals who keep schools running smoothly. They include secretaries, classroom aides, cafeteria workers, maintenance workers, bus drivers and the others that support educators, school leadership, and the students. These professionals do their part in making Okaloosa County’s schools great for every child so they can be safe, learn, grow, and achieve.
WHEREAS, public schools are the backbone of our democracy, providing young people with the tools they need to maintain our nation’s precious values of freedom, civility and equality; and
WHEREAS, Education Support Professionals are an integral part of the education process; and
WHEREAS, Education Support Professionals work tirelessly to serve our children and communities with care and professionalism; and
WHEREAS, on a daily basis, our Education Support Professionals take great pride in using their numerous skills which are rooted in human relations, communications, verbal presentations, technical knowledge, use of resources and positive personality traits; and
WHEREAS, the Education Support Professionals in our School District are to be commended for the professional manner in which they perform their duties; they put forth effort, individually and collectively, to assure that our educational system will continue to have prosperity and success;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the School Board of Okaloosa County, Florida, does hereby recognize and proclaim
November 18, 2020, as
Education Support Professionals Day
And urges all employees and the entire community to join in this observance by expressing grateful appreciation to the Education Support Professionals for their commitment and dedication to the school system.
Adopted this 9th Day of November, 2020