All Americans Bail Bonds – Banner
SCV Senior Center – Touch A Truck 2015 – Banner
Facey – Banner
Valencia Town Center – Farmer’s Market – Banner
College Of The Canyons – Banner
Newhall Land – 2015 – Banner
Adage IT – Banner
Simply Taylored – Banner
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner
Galpin Motors – Banner
San Diego Zoo – Generic – Banner
Patterson’s Collision Center – Banner
AV Party Rental – Banner
Brent’s Carpet One – Banner
Green Convergence – Sun Power – Banner
Beyond Harmony – Banner
Hugo Naturals – Banner
Newhall Land – Banner
Santa Clarita Transit – Dump the Pump – Banner
Santa Clarita Autosound – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner 3
Union Bank – Banner
Action Family Counseling – Banner
California High Speed Rail – Palmdale – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner 2
IHOP – Banner
Disneyland – Diamond Celebration – Banner
Academy Swim Club – Banner
It is forecast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on May 27, 2015
Home » Santa Clarita News » O’Connell Salutes Teachers On Their Special Day

O’Connell Salutes Teachers On Their Special Day

jackoconnellState Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell today expressed his deep appreciation for the state’s more than 300,000 teachers who are working hard during challenging times to prepare California students for fulfilling and productive futures. California’s Day of the Teacher is Wednesday, May 12.

“The Day of the Teacher is an opportunity to remember and thank those who taught us to read and write, to appreciate the arts and sciences – and encouraged us to try again and again when we struggled,” O’Connell said. “Teachers are mentors and role models who helped shape the people we’ve become and are helping our six million students meet their full potential.

“It is a tough time to be a teacher. The state budget crisis is forcing many districts to issue pink slips to thousands of teachers. Those that remain are making do with fewer supplies and resources yet more students in their classrooms. Many are being asked to take furlough days and pay cuts.

“We must continue the fight to protect education funding. We cannot afford to shortchange our students by depriving them of the most valuable resources we have to offer: our teachers who work on a daily basis to prepare our children and young adults for the challenges of the 21st century. On this Day of the Teacher, let us resolve to give our teachers, our schools, and our students the thanks and the support they deserve.”

The Association of Mexican American Educators, Inc. (AMAE) and the California Teachers Association (CTA) are co-sponsors of the California Day of the Teacher that originated from Senate Bill 1546 authored by former Senator Joseph Montoya (D-El Monte) and adopted in 1982. The legislation was based on the Mexican and Latin American “el Dia del Maestro” festivities that are held in honor of teachers.

The AMAE has chosen as its 2010 theme: Teachers Amaze!

The CTA 2010 theme is: California Teachers: Creating Brighter Futures

Here are the top 10 ways to honor teachers:

  • Send your children to school well rested and ready to learn.
  • Help your children with their homework at night and check to ensure all assignments are completed.
  • Volunteer your time.
  • Parent involvement in your children’s school is vital to the success of your own children as well as the success of the entire school.
  • Organize donations for classroom supplies. On average, teachers spend $400 of their own money each year on their students. Encourage teachers to develop a wish list for classroom supplies and help organize donations.
  • Donate new or nearly new books to the school library. Determine what is needed to improve the library and organize contributions to fill that need.
  • Send a thank you note to a teacher who has made a difference in the life of your child.
  • Have a party or reception at your children’s school to honor the teachers.
  • Report to the principal what a great job your child’s teacher is doing.
  • Just remember to thank them for all they do.


O’Connell Salutes Teachers On Their Special Day

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

About KHTS AM 1220

Hugo Naturals – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
Academy Swim Club – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
Newhall Land – 2015 – Tile
SCV Senior Center – Touch A Truck 2015 – Tile
Mannered Mutt – Tile
Adage IT – Tile
Wicall’s Carpet
Manzanillo Restaurant – Tile