Superintendent of Schools Dr. Fred Maiocco will submit a proclamation to the Board of Education this evening, recognizing May 8-12 as Teacher Appreciation Week.

Superintendent’s Proclamation:
WHEREAS, teachers mold future citizens through guidance and education, and
WHEREAS, teachers encounter students of widely differing backgrounds; and
WHEREAS, our country’s future depends upon providing quality education to all students; and
WHEREAS, teachers spend countless hours preparing lessons, evaluating progress, counseling and coaching students and performing community service; and
WHEREAS, our community recognizes and supports its teachers in educating the children of this community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Hermiston School District Board of Directors proclaims May 8-12, 2017, to be TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Hermiston School District Board of Directors strongly encourages all members of our community to join with it in personally expressing appreciation to our teachers for their dedication and devotion to their work.
Adopted this 8th of May, 2017.

“I invite you to take a moment this week to convey special thanks and appreciation to our teachers for all they do to invest in the lives of our students and families,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Fred Maiocco. “Each of us can look back in our lives to see the influence of teachers who shaped and molded us. Please take time to recognize their incredible work!”

There are approximately 314 licensed staff members in the Hermiston School District that serve students as a classroom teacher, specialist, instructional coach, or librarian.