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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




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     A SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Dr. Debra Howe on receiving the AdvancED Innovation Award.



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First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Dr. Debra Howe on receiving the AdvancED Innovation Award.

     Whereas, Dr. Debra Howe was honored with the AdvanceED Innovation Award for her unparalleled leadership in promoting and advancing excellence in global and international education;

    Whereas, Dr. Howe is the Superintendent of Rochester Community School Corporation. She was recently praised for her transformation of the Rochester school system. Her New Tech High School model plays an essential role in providing her students with the latest technology and necessary skills to succeed in the 21st century;

    Whereas, Dr. Howe has consistently shown her passion for education through her commitment to improving the lives of students as a high school physical education teacher in the seventies and principalships in the eighties and nineties;

    Whereas, AdvanceED presented Dr. Howe with the award on March 22, 2011 during the evening Recognition

Dinner and Awards Gala held during the 2011 AdvancED International Summit in Chicago, IL; and

    Whereas, Dr. Debra Howe's AdvancED Innovation Award is well deserved, and her continued dedication and commitment to educational excellence is to be commended: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate congratulates Dr. Debra Howe on receiving the AdvancED Innovation Award.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Dr. Debra Howe.