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Legislation #: 070163 Introduction Date: 2/8/2007
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES AND COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS
Title: Extend the Mayor and Council’s appreciation to all school counselors in Kansas City, Missouri and declaring the week of February 5-11, 2007, “National School Counselors Week.”

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2/7/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/8/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070163

 

Extend the Mayor and Councils appreciation to all school counselors in Kansas City, Missouri and declaring the week of February 5-11, 2007, National School Counselors Week.

 

WHEREAS, school counselors are actively committed to helping students explore their abilities, strengths, interests and talents as these qualities relate to self-awareness, development, and the pursuit of educational and career goals; and

 

WHEREAS, counselors are employed in public, private and parochial schools, and are dedicated to helping students reach their greatest potential; and

 

WHEREAS, in addition to helping students, counselors assist teachers, administrators and parents regarding the needs of individual students; and

 

WHEREAS, students frequently turn to counselors in times of need, whether motivated by emotional or academic reasons. Counselors are the mainstay of any school, and provide a host of services for the educational institutions in which they work; and

 

WHEREAS, comprehensive school counseling programs are an essential element in the educational process, and it is important to laud counselors for their many services; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council extend their appreciation to all school counselors in Kansas City, Missouri and declare the week of February 5-11, 2007, National School Counselors Week; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies be presented to Christine Barnes and counselors from schools in the Kansas City, Missouri School District.

 

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