Sample Education Support Professionals Day Proclamation Request Letter
[Insert name and address of the Governor, Mayor, or other official]
Dear [Insert salutation]:
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, [insert organization name] will be joining Americans nationwide in celebrating Education Support Professionals Day during the National Education Association’s 92nd annual American Education Week, November 18-22. I encourage you to consider issuing a Proclamation to officially declare Education Support Professionals Day in [City/State].
By doing this, you will help raise awareness in [insert city] about the important role secretaries, classroom aides, maintenance people, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, and others play in the lives of public school 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 Education Support Professionals 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 in our American Education Week celebration by issuing a Proclamation for Education Support Professionals Day in [City/State]. If you have any questions, please contact [insert name] at [insert phone number].