Whereas: In 1974 the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators was established and its sole purpose was that of helping and supporting local school districts across the nation with their understanding and implementation of federal education programs; districts across the nation with their understanding and implementation of federal education programs; and

Whereas: The National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators is nationally recognized organization with over 3,000+ members; and

Whereas: Their mission is to support the leadership and management of federal education in America's schools and to be the trusted leader and resource for Federal Programs that support each student's success is their vision; and

Whereas: They annually award educators from around the country at their national conference and this year's National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators State Leadership Award has been awarded to Cambridge's own MARY GRASSI for her display of outstanding leadership and a strong degree of caring for children in need; and

Whereas: MARY GRASSI as the Title I Coordinator for the Cambridge Public School District has dedicated her entire career to ensure all students will achieve high academic standards; schools will be held accountable for annual growth and improvement; and

Whereas: MARY GRASSI's many years of distinguished public service as an educator and administrator are a testament to the exceptional commitment and dedication to public education and to the children of Cambridge, and her years of service in her roles afforded her countless opportunities to impact public education; and

Whereas: This prestigious national recognition is just a highlight of the many accolades and achievements of MARY GRASSI's over thirty year career in the Cambridge Public School District and she is as passionate today serving the neediest as she was when she was teaching in a classroom behind the stage at the Harrington School and therefore; now therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the Cambridge School Committee go on record congratulating MARY GRASSI on her national recognition; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Executive Secretary of the Cambridge School Committee be and hereby is requested to forward a suitably engrossed copy of this Resolution to MARY GRASSI on behalf of the entire Cambridge School Committee.


School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
01/05/2021 Adopted

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