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Honoring Dr. Jennifer Morrison upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2020 Bright Light Award by ASSET on January ...

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J2645



Senate Resolution No. 2645

BY: Senator KAPLAN

HONORING Dr. Jennifer Morrison upon the occasion
of her designation as recipient of the 2020 Bright
Light Award by ASSET on January 9, 2020

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve
the best interests of their communities are a resource beyond
remuneration and cannot be sufficiently extolled; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Jennifer Morrison has given not only of her time and
energies but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and
consequently has been designated for special distinction; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr. Jennifer
Morrison upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2020
Bright Light Award by ASSET celebrated with a Luncheon on Thursday,
January 9, 2020, at its Bright Lights Luncheon, Great River, New York;
and

WHEREAS, Each year, ASSET celebrates the accomplishments of
educators, administrators and other district personnel who help
integrate technology into the classroom, making it a smooth process as
well as an excellent learning experience for students; Dr. Jennifer
Morrison is one such individual; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Jennifer Morrison is the Superintendent of Schools for
the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Jennifer Morrison, with a true passion for her
profession, worked tirelessly to integrate makerspaces and team teaching
for the Library Media program; this dedicated woman also brought to the
district more than 300 Chromebooks, with an additional 300 this school
year, and offers iPads in every classroom; and

WHEREAS, Changing the Science Lab program to a STEAM/Coding program,
Dr. Jennifer Morrison changed the way the district's Technology
Committee operates; they now provide time to meet monthly and work with
the technology director to create subcommittees on districtwide
technology initiatives, keyboarding, Substitution Augmentation
Modification Redefinition, software usage and requests, continual
teacher surveys and more; and

WHEREAS, Bringing one of the teachers out of the classroom to become
a technology integration specialist, Dr. Jennifer Morrison enabled this
teacher to train and provide classroom teachers to incorporate
technology in the classroom; and

WHEREAS, The success of New Hyde Park's School District is in direct
correlation to the efforts of Dr. Jennifer Morrison, whose involvement
is, and always has been, characterized by an impressive commitment, an
unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in
all endeavors on behalf of the school and the community it serves; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an
individual for the benefit of others which Dr. Jennifer Morrison has
displayed throughout her life; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Jennifer Morrison upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the 2020 Bright Light Award by ASSET, on January 9, 2020;
and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Dr. Jennifer Morrison.

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  • 23 / Jan / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 28 / Jan / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 28 / Jan / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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