HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2001-4611, by Representative O'Brien
WHEREAS, February 14, 2001, has been designated Automotive Youth Educational Systems day by the Puget Sound Automobile Dealers Association and the Washington State Automobile Dealers Association; and
WHEREAS, Profound economic and technological changes in our society are rapidly reflected in the structure and nature of work, thereby placing new and additional responsibilities on our educational system; and
WHEREAS, Automotive Youth Educational Systems provides Washington's students with a school-to-careers connection and is the backbone of a strong, well-educated work force, which fosters productivity in business and industry and contributes to Washington's leadership in the marketplace; and
WHEREAS, Automotive Youth Educational Systems gives high school students experience in practical, meaningful applications of basic skills such as reading, writing, and mathematics, thus improving the quality of their education, motivating potential dropouts and giving all students leadership opportunities in their fields and in their communities; and
WHEREAS, Automotive Youth Educational Systems provides the model partnership between education and business and with the Puget Sound Automobile Dealers Association, the Washington State Automobile Dealers Association, the Automobile Service Association, and Snap On Tools in the state of Washington; and
WHEREAS, Automotive Youth Educational Systems provides a model articulation between the secondary system and the postsecondary system that allows high school students to progress based on what they know and are able to do;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives urge all citizens to become familiar with the services and benefits offered by the Automotive Youth Educational Systems programs in this state and support and participate in these programs to enhance their individual work skills and productivity.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4611 adopted by the Rules Committee of the
House of Representatives
February 8, 2001.
Timothy A. Martin, Co-Chief Clerk Cynthia Zehnder, Co-Chief Clerk