WHEREAS, school boards create a vision for what students should know and be able to do;
WHEREAS, school boards establish clear standards for student performance;
WHEREAS, school boards ensure that student assessments are tied to established standards;
WHEREAS, school boards are accountable to the community for operating schools that support student achievement;
WHEREAS, school boards align school district resources to ensure that students meet standards;
WHEREAS, school boards create a climate that supports the philosophy that all children learn at high levels;
WHEREAS, school boards build collaborative relationships based on trust, teamwork and shared accountability; and
WHEREAS, school boards are committed to continuous education and training on issues related to student achievement;
NOW, THEREFORE, I hereby declare my appreciation to the members of the La Grande School Board and proclaim the month of January to be School Board Recognition Month.
I urge all citizens to join me in recognizing the dedication and hard work of local school board members in preparing today's students for tomorrow's world.
George Mendoza, Superintendent
Dated: January 13, 2020