SUMMER LEARNING 2022
WHEREAS, Summer is bursting with possibilities for all students to grow, learn and thrive. High-quality summer learning and enrichment opportunities will be more important than ever in 2022. Across the country, the state, and even here in Story County, summer programs are adapting and innovating to ensure children and their families can access the quality summer learning opportunities and critical supports and services they need; and
WHEREAS, Summer Learning Week is a time to reflect on the importance of keeping young people learning, safe, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year ahead; and
WHEREAS, Summer learning programs are proven to maintain and advance students’ academic and social/emotional growth, keep children safe and healthy during the summer, and send young people back to school ready to learn; and
WHEREAS, A wide array of public agencies, community-based organizations, schools, libraries, museums, recreation centers, camps, and businesses in our community contribute to the well-being of youth through summer programming; and
Whereas: Joyful summer learning experiences are a critical component of our collective effort to ensure America’s educational recovery and that all students heal, grow and thrive; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that I, Brett Barker, Mayor of the City of Nevada, IA, do hereby proclaim
July 11-15, 2022 as Summer Learning Week
I, Mayor Brett Barker, commend this observance to all of our citizens of Nevada.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and cause the Great Seal of the City of
Nevada, Iowa to be affixed this 11th day of July, 2022.
Brett Barker, Mayor