S. RES. 552
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 12, 2012
Mr. Franken (for himself, Mr. Lugar, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Warner, Mr. Akaka, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Begich, Mr. Webb, and Mr. Levin) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to
Recognizing the month of October 2012 as National Principals Month.
Whereas the National Association of Secondary School
Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals have
declared the month of October 2012 to be
Whereas principals are educational visionaries, instructional and assessment leaders, disciplinarians, community builders, budget analysts, facilities managers, and administrators of legal and contractual obligations;
Whereas principals work collaboratively with teachers and parents to develop and implement a clear mission, high curriculum standards, and performance goals;
Whereas principals create school environments that facilitate great teaching and learning and continuous school improvement;
Whereas the vision, actions, and dedication of principals provide the mobilizing force behind any school reform effort; and
Whereas the celebration of National Principals Month would honor elementary school, middle school, and high school principals, and recognize the importance of principals in ensuring that every child has access to a high-quality education: Now, therefore, be it
That the Senate—
recognizes the month of October 2012 as National Principals Month; and
honors the contribution of principals in the elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools of the United States by supporting the goals and ideals of National Principals Month.