Florida Senate - 2011                            (NP)    SR 2218
       By Senator Flores
       38-05113A-11                                          20112218__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing the “Difference Makers in
    3         Education” for their support of the Council for
    4         Educational Change’s statewide educational programs.
    6         WHEREAS, the Council for Educational Change is a Florida
    7  based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, with 9 years of
    8  service to the educational community which has impacted the
    9  lives of more than 1.2 million students, and
   10         WHEREAS, Council for Educational Change programs are
   11  leading the way to improvements in education by preparing and
   12  empowering school leaders, developing business and educational
   13  partnerships, and applying research to address critical issues
   14  in education, and
   15         WHEREAS, were it not for the generous support of Difference
   16  Makers in Education, the Council for Educational Change would
   17  not be able to sustain its programs, which include Partnership
   18  to Advance School Success (PASS), Executive PASS, the Florida
   19  Leadership Academy, and Teacher Development and Retention
   20  programs, and
   21         WHEREAS, these Difference Makers in Education are: E. Pace
   22  Barnes, Richard and Billy Birnie, the Irving and Joan M. Bolotin
   23  Fund, Joan and Vincent Carosella, Tom Cerra, Mel and Iris
   24  Chasen, Richard and Mary Dalton, Paula and Joel Friedland,
   25  Barbara Havenick, Edward and Carole Iwanicki, Norman Jaffe,
   26  Evelyn A. Lunsford, Gene Marshall, Leonard Miller, Linda Potash,
   27  Richard Baron and Associates, P.A., the Robert and Mary Graham
   28  Family Fund, the Silbiger Family Foundation, and Stanley G.
   29  Tate, NOW, THEREFORE,
   31  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   33         That these “Difference Makers in Education” are recognized
   34  for their support of the statewide educational programs of the
   35  Council for Educational Change.