Governor Declares March 13-17, 2017
as Classified Public School Employee Week
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued the Proclamation, pictured below, declaring March 13-17, 2017 as Classified Public School Employee Week. The Riverview School District School Board of Directors visited all Classified staff in the district and presented them with a Starbucks gift card and personal thanks for their hard work and dedication to our Riverview school community.
The Proclamation reads as follows:
WHEREAS, classified school employees are involved in nearly every aspect of education - maintaining buildings and grounds; preparing and serving meals; keeping school facilities clean and orderly; assisting in the classroom; performing and conducting research activities; providing information technology and media services; administrative support functions, safe transportation, and a secure and healthy environment; and many other specialized services; and
WHEREAS, these dedicated individuals deserve recognition and thanks for the outstanding work they are doing for this state, their communities, and the students enrolled in Washington's public schools and universities; and
WHEREAS, there are nearly 60,000 classified school employees working with and helping students in Washington's universities and public schools; and
WHEREAS, classified school employees are instrumental in the state's responsibility to educate all students; and
WHEREAS, by supporting the learning environment, along with professors, teachers, parents, administrators, and school boards, classified school employees are crucial partners in our education system;
NOW THEREFORE, I, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, do hereby proclaim March 13-17, 2017 as
Classified Public School Employee Week
in Washington, and I urge all people in our state to join me in this special observance.
Signed this 24th day of January, 2017
Governor Jay Inslee