Principals, it’s your month nationally and here in Washington, Governor Inslee
has proclaimed the entire month of October to be School Principals Week.
Read the proclamation below or view a signed copy of the proclamation (PDF).
WHEREAS, principals are educational visionaries,
instructional and assessment leaders, disciplinarians, community
builders, budget analysts, facilities managers, and administrators of
legal and contractual obligations; and
WHEREAS, principals set the academic tone for their
schools and work collaboratively with teachers to develop and maintain a
clear mission, high curriculum standards, and set performance goals and
objectives for schools to achieve educational excellence; and
WHEREAS, principals create school environments that
facilitate great teaching and learning and continuous school
WHEREAS, the vision, dedication, and determination of a principal
provides the mobilizing force behind any school reform effort; and
WHEREAS, the celebration of School Principals Week
honors the contribution of school principals and assistant principals at
all grade levels to the success of students in Washington elementary
and secondary schools, and recognizes the importance of principals in
every child has access to a quality education;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, do herby proclaim October 2015 as
School Principals Month in Washington, and I urge all people in our state to join me in this special observance.