December 6-10, 2021 Declared as Inclusive Schools Week
November 24, 2021
At its November 23, 2021 regular board meeting, the Board of Education adopted the following resolution declaring December 6-10, 2021 as Inclusive Schools Week:
Whereas, The Inclusive Schools Network and schools around the world have designated the week of December 6-10, 2021 as Inclusive Schools Week;
Whereas, The Lakeville Area School District is committed to providing an education in schools and classrooms that are welcoming and capable of educating all children;
Whereas, The educators of Lakeville Area Schools recognize that each child is unique, learns differently, and, therefore, learns better if instruction and experiences are tailored to their abilities and interests;
Whereas, The educators and families of Lakeville Area Schools have been working hard to ensure that classrooms and schools are characterized as being high performing and inclusive;
Whereas, By their efforts to make schools and classrooms high performing and inclusive, the educators and families of Lakeville Area Schools have contributed significantly to building a stronger and more inclusive community;
Whereas, The educators and families of Lakeville Area Schools deserve to celebrate their successes and wish to reflect on how they might even further improve;
Therefore, let it be resolved: That the Lakeville Area School District join with the Inclusive Schools Network, EDC, and schools, districts, and communities around the world in declaring the week of December 6-10, 2021 as Inclusive Schools Week.
Thank You Notes for Staff
In an effort to bring a little joy to others and celebrate Inclusive Schools Week (December 6-10), the Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) is collecting "thank you" notes from students, parents, community members, and staff members to express gratitude to any school district employee. Our staff have worked hard this year to educate and support students under challenging circumstances. We invite you to fill out the linked Thank You Note Form and brighten someone's day. The deadline for submitting a note is December 3. Notes will be delivered by the Special Education Advisory Council during Inclusive Schools Week.