Each week in October we’re posting a question or prompt on Facebook, and choosing four weekly winners from the responses to receive a $25 AWSP-branded Amazon gift card. (Video entries that we can use in our AWSP news segment will have a greater chance of winning!)
We get amazing and inspirational answers every October. We can’t wait to see what you’ll share this year.
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Principals, it’s your month nationally and here in Washington. Governor Inslee has proclaimed the entire month of October to be School Principals Month. Read the proclamation below or view a signed copy of the proclamation.
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WHEREAS, principals create hope for each and every student in their buildings by leading culture, systems, and learning; and
WHEREAS, principals work tirelessly each day as visionaries, assessment experts, community builders, public relations experts, budget analysts, facility managers, special programs administrators, and guardians of various legal, contractual, and policy mandates and initiatives; and
WHEREAS, principals work collaboratively with both teachers and district officials to develop and maintain high curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives for schools to achieve educational excellence; and
WHEREAS, the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP) honors such exemplary principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students, as well as their exemplary contributions to the profession; and
WHEREAS, Principals Month gives an opportunity to honor and recognize the contribution of all school principals and assistant principals to the success of each and every student in Washington schools, our most valuable resource;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, do herby proclaim October 2019 as Principals Month in Washington, and I encourage all people in our state to join me in this special observance.