Whereas: There are more than 800 clerical and secretarial employees who work in Independent School District 196 on a full- or part-time basis;
Whereas: Our clerical and secretarial employees fill a variety of important positions in the district, including but not limited to, school and building secretaries, bookkeepers, accounting clerks, receptionists, computer clerks, instructional clerks, paraprofessionals, library and media clerks, behavior support clerks, teaching assistant clerks, basic skills clerks and instructional clerks;
Whereas: Our clerical and secretarial employees provide valuable support to help teachers teach and students learn;
Whereas: Our clerical and secretarial employees provide services essential for the day-to-day operations of our schools and district, and
Whereas: Our clerical and secretarial employees work with students, parents, teachers and administrators as a vital part of the District 196 team.
Therefore, be it resolved: the School Board of Independent School District 196, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools, hereby extends its appreciation to clerical and secretarial employees for the vital role they play in supporting the education of our students to reach their full potential, and declares November 13-17, 2017 to be Clerical and Secretarial Employees Appreciation Week in District 196.