American Education Week
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, by equipping young Americans with both practical skills and broader intellectual abilities, schools give them hope for, and access to, a productive future; and
WHEREAS, education employees – be they teachers, guest teachers, custodians, bus drivers, librarians or support staff – work tirelessly to serve our children and communities with care and professionalism; and
WHEREAS, schools are community linchpins, pinning together adults and children, educators and volunteers, business leaders and elected officials in a common enterprise;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that November 13 – 19, 2022, is hereby proclaimed as American Education Week within the Bettendorf Community School District.
Approved the 14th of November 2022
Bettendorf Board of Education