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Principal and Assistant Principal/Dean Appreciation Week

September 30, 2021

Principal and Assistant Principal/Dean Appreciation Week Graphic with principal and students

At its September 28, 2021 regular board meeting, the Board of Education adopted the following resolution declaring October 4-8 as Principal and Assistant Principal/Dean Appreciation Week:

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes October 4-8, 2021 as Principal and Assistant Principal/Dean Appreciation Week. Our Principals and Assistant Principals/Deans provide essential support to our more than 11,000 Lakeville Area students and more than 1,500 employees. This week, we celebrate our thanks and gratitude for these essential leaders. 

Whereas: Lakeville Area Schools employs 14 principals and 17 assistant principals/deans;

Whereas: Principals and assistant principals/deans are educational visionaries, instructional leaders to students and staff, community builders, public relations experts, budget analysts, facility managers, special program managers, and are entrusted with the education and development of young people;

Whereas: Principals and assistant principals/deans provide students with opportunities and guidance to ensure their success and inspire a passion for learning;

Whereas: Principals and assistant principals/deans work with all stakeholders to foster a sense of community and pride within our schools and district;

Whereas: Principals are continuing the monumental responsibility of ensuring students and staff are remaining safe and healthy in their buildings and answering questions and concerns from parents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic;

Therefore, let it be resolved: The Board of Education hereby extends its appreciation to principals and assistant principals/deans for supporting the education of our students, and declares October 4-8, 2021 to be Principals and Assistant Principals/Deans Appreciation Week in Lakeville Area Schools.