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Legislation #: 010704 Introduction Date: 5/3/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/3/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Congratulating Dr. Bernard Taylor upon his selection as Superintendent of the Kansas City, Missouri School District.

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RESOLUTION NO. 010704

 

Congratulating Dr. Bernard Taylor upon his selection as Superintendent of the Kansas City, Missouri School District.

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Bernard Taylor joined the School District in August, 2000, as an Executive Director for School Leadership where he supervised the principals of 26 elementary schools, as well as King Middle School and Southeast High School; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Bernard Taylor has an extensive background in education. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, completed his Masters in Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh in 1983; and

 

WHEREAS, after receiving his Masters degree, Dr. Taylor became a full-time substitute teacher at Peabody and Oliver High Schools in Pittsburgh; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Taylor received his Doctorate in Education from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Education in 1995; and

 

WHEREAS, before coming to Kansas City, Dr. Taylor worked six years as principal of West Side Traditional Academy and Well Technology Institute in Pittsburgh; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Taylor says Everyone must be focused on the students of the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Teachers and students are working hard, they are deserving of our support; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Dr. Bernard Taylor on his selection as Superintendent of the Kansas City, Missouri School District; 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. Bernard Taylor in token of the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his commitment to education in our community.

 

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