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File #: 2010-1122    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 11/16/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 11/16/2010
Enactment date: 11/16/2010 Enactment #: 795
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh Public School's efforts to foster family and community engagement during the festivities for the 17th Annual National Parental Involvement Day.
Sponsors: R. Daniel Lavelle, Darlene M. Harris, Theresa Kail-Smith, Patrick Dowd, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. LAVELLE
Attachments: 1. 2010-1122.doc
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WHEREAS, family and community engagement is a key goal for Pittsburgh Public Schools and critical to the success of its students; and,
 
WHEREAS, families and communities are an essential part of a student's Pathway to the Promise, helping students nurture dreams and ambitions to ensure that all students develop the habits and behaviors that lead to success in school and in life; and,
 
WHEREAS, the 17th Annual National Parental Involvement Day is on Thursday November 18, 2010, and to celebrate the occasion and raise the profile of the importance of family and community involvement, Pittsburgh Public Schools will host a week of events and activities spotlighting the importance of family and community engagement from November 15 to November 20, 2010; and,
 
WHEREAS, the District's final Pathways to the Promise Night family event is on November 17 at Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12; and,
 
WHEREAS, an Excellence for All parents steering committee meeting featuring Superintendent Mark Roosevelt is on November 18 at Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy; and,
 
WHEREAS, on November 18 the University of Pittsburgh, Africana Studies Department will host the next Dame-Dame series monthly meeting highlighting an outstanding school educator at the University of Pittsburgh's Langley Hall; and,
 
WHEREAS, on November 20 the Hill District Education Council will host its Fall 2010 Education Conference titled "Connecting on Education Justice";
 
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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh Public School's efforts to foster family and community engagement during the festivities for the 17th Annual National Parental Involvement Day.