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Sample Substitute Educators Day Proclamation Request Letter

[Insert Date]

[Insert name and address of the Governor, Mayor, or other official]

Dear [Insert salutation]:

On Friday, November 21, 2014, [insert organization name] will be joining Americans nationwide in celebrating Substitute Educators Day during the National Education Association's 93rd annual American Education Week, November 17-21. I encourage you to consider issuing a Proclamation to officially declare Substitute Educators Day in [City/State].

By doing this, you will help raise awareness in [insert city] about the important role substitute educators play in the lives of students. You will also participate in a nationwide effort to draw attention to American Education Week's tagline, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility." The tagline represents NEA's vision of calling upon all Americans to do their part in making public schools great for every child so that they can grow and achieve in the 21st century.

[Insert organization name]'s Substitute Educators Day celebration will include a wide range of activities, including [insert details]. [Insert additional sentences about your organization and event details].

We hope you will join us during our American Education Week celebration by issuing a Proclamation for Substitute Educators Day in [City/State]. If you have any questions, please contact [insert name] at [insert phone number].


[Insert name/title]