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WHEREAS, Teacher Appreciation Week is an opportunity to recognize those who have committed their careers to young learners across the Silver State, and acknowledge the outstanding work that is being done by our education professionals every day; and

WHEREAS, every student in Nevada deserves access to a high-quality education, and a key component of education in having remarkable teachers in our classrooms; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes the essential role an effective and accountable system of education plays in preparing students for success in the classroom and beyond; and

WHEREAS, the 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature is known as the ''Education Session," and the State of Nevada is committed to expanding on those sweeping reforms to enhance opportunities for students and reward excellence and increase opportunities for educators; and

WHEREAS, approximately 22,000 licensed Nevada teachers are working every day, preparing students for college and career success; and

WHEREAS, every student in Nevada should have access to an effective education, and the State remains committed to providing quality educators to all learners as our students prepare to be successful across the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada proudly joins organizations nationwide to share Teacher Appreciation Week, a celebration to honor the importance of effective educators for all students;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 7 - 13, 2017 as

 Teacher Appreciation Week in Nevada


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