Child Care Professionals Week

Child Care Professionals Week 2015

At their April 28 meeting, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors declared May 3-9, 2015 Child Care Professionals Week in Fairfax County. The board's proclamation is in keeping with the national commemoration of Provider Appreciation Day, which is celebrated across the U.S. on the Friday before Mother's Day, and National Teacher Appreciation Day, which is the Tuesday of the first full week of May. The Office for Children is honored to work in partnership with early childhood and school age professionals and appreciates all that they do to care for the children of Fairfax County.

This photo of the presentation by the Board of Supervisors is available for download at the County's Flickr page.


Proclamation from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

WHEREAS, the Fairfax County Department of Family Services Office for Children and numerous organizations nationwide recognize child care professionals in May; and

WHEREAS, child care professionals in Fairfax County work in more than 2,100 family child care homes and more than 500 centers and preschools serving thousands of children from birth through elementary school; and

WHEREAS, the early care and education experiences provided for children by child care professionals prepare children for ongoing success in school and in life; and

WHEREAS, child care professionals support families and make it possible for many parents to work; and

WHEREAS, our future depends on the quality of early childhood and school-age care; NOW THEREFORE

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, on behalf of all residents of Fairfax County, does hereby proclaim May 3-9, 2015, as

Child Care Professionals Week

in Fairfax County and urges all residents to recognize child care professionals for their important work in the community.

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