During Teacher Appreciation Week:
March 8, 2006
As a parent, fellow teacher, and your Association President I would like to send
you a most heartfelt thank you for all you do for the youth of Northshore. The
countless unpaid hours you devote to children is unprecedented! No other occupation
in the world has this level of commitment. The students and parents are lucky
to have professional such as yourself in their lives. As your Association President
I am very proud to represent you in our community as well as in our state and
nation. We are known both nationally and at the state level as being a superior
school district! Below please find some thoughts that better express our importance
in the world.
I touch the future.
is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
There is a place in America to take a stand: it is
public education. It is the underpinning of our cultural and political
system. It is the great common ground. Public education after
is the engine that moves us as a society toward a common destiny...It
is in public education that the American dream begins to
Once again, Thank You!