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Legislation #: 150404 Introduction Date: 5/28/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, DAVIS, SHARP, HILL, JAMES, JR., CURLS, WAGNER, JOHNSON, MARCASON, GLOVER, TAYLOR AND CIRCO
Title: Honoring Dr. Todd E. White for his service to the North Kansas City Schools.

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5/27/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/28/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150404

 

Honoring Dr. Todd E. White for his service to the North Kansas City Schools.

 

WHEREAS, Dr. White is retiring from North Kansas City Schools after 6 years of leadership; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. White has seen the implementation of 1:1 Apple computing for the district’s high school students and 4:1 computing for its middle and elementary schools; and

 

WHEREAS, he is a champion of hands-on learning for students and was instrumental in bringing the Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies, a collaboration between seven North of the River school districts, to fruition; and

 

WHEREAS, partnerships with Northland businesses and municipalities were a priority for Dr. White, with the most recent alliance being with Gladstone producing a Northland Innovation Campus, soon to be the new home of NKC Schools gifted programs; and

 

WHEREAS, North Kansas City Schools has seen such a rise in their State scores that they are considered the most rapidly improving school district in the state when compared to like schools; and

 

WHEREAS, under Dr. White’s leadership, NKC Schools is graduating more students than ever before with 93.4% of their seniors graduating; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. White was the honored recipient of the 2013 Pearce Award from the Missouri Association of School Administrators; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Dr. Todd E. White for his service to the North Kansas City Schools; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Dr. Todd E. White with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for his outstanding job in the North Kansas City Schools and wishing him the best in any future endeavors.

 

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