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WHEREAS, this administration has maintained an intent focus on reforming and modernizing education in Nevada, recognizing the essential role that education plays in preparing a skilled workforce, equipping an engaged and informed citizenry, and preparing young learners to lead successful and productive lives; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's educators are critical to providing the learning opportunities that empower students to succeed in the classroom, pursue their dreams, and realize their full potential; and

WHEREAS, every day in Nevada, teachers are responsible for making a positive difference and investing their time and abilities in the lives of young learners who will develop into the leaders, thinkers, innovators, entrepreneurs, creative artists, and public servants of tomorrow; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's 78th Legislative Session has become known as the "Education Session," due to the historic reforms and policy measures approved and signed into law that were designed to enhance education in this state, including legislation intended to incentivize and reward excellence on the part of Nevada's teachers and expand the resources teachers need to prepare their students for success in the classroom and beyond; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends each and every teacher and instructor in classrooms across the state, with deep appreciation and gratitude for their hard work and their continued dedication to shaping the minds and imaginations of Nevada's students; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins states and communities across the nation participating in National Teacher Appreciation Week, recognizing the tireless commitment and invaluable contributions of our educators, and encourages all Nevadans to join in expressing appreciation to our teachers for the special role they play in building our future;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 1-7, 2016 as

 TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson