Request For Palm Beach County School Board Proclamation
The Superintendent and School Board are pleased to present new and annually recurring proclamations each month. Although inclusion on the agenda is not guaranteed, an effort is made to accommodate proclamation requests.
After a review by the Communications and Engagement Department, Superintendent, and Executive Cabinet, the contact person you indicate on this form will be notified via email if the proclamation will be added to the New Business portion of the Meeting Agenda. Please note that there is no actual, formal presentation or reading of the proclamation at the Board Meeting.
If you would like a printed copy, you can pick up your proclamation on the day of the Board Meeting at the check-in table which will be located immediately outside of the Board Room. School District personnel can have their proclamation sent to them via PONY after the Board Meeting.
REQUESTS FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD PROCLAMATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST THREE (3) WEEKS PRIOR TO THE BOARD MEETING DATE YOU WISH TO SELECT. Board Meetings begin at 5:00 p.m.
For any questions about this form or Board Proclamations, please contact Ms. Nneka Nnolim - Executive Communications Specialist at
Preferred Board Meeting Date:
Wednesday, October 16
Wednesday, November 20
Wednesday, December 11
Proclamation Requested By:
Please provide the following information for the person requesting the proclamation: 1) First and last name 2) Job title 3) School, department, or organization 4) Email address 5) Phone number.
Topic / Name of Proclamation:
For example: "Proclamation For May as Board Meeting Awareness Month." Please note that Proclamations are not issued for individual/personal events. This includes, but is not limited to birthdays, graduations, retirements, promotions, reunions, birth announcements, engagements, weddings, or anniversaries.
Purpose of Proclamation:
Proclaim a particular day, week, or month as dedicated to or commemorating a cause or event
Acknowledge a community organization
Ask for community support for a local cause
Announce a local event
If You Answered "Other", Please Specify the Purpose of Your Proclamation:
Use this space to provide the narrative that will appear on your proclamation. Please see the Sample Proclamation below for an example. Provide information to come after the "Whereas". Your narrative should be a maximum of one page in length, and must fit on one side of an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper.
Select One (1) Option Below for Your Proclamation:
I would like to have my proclamation printed on paper, for my records.
I do not need a printed copy of my proclamation.
Contact Person For Follow-Up and/or Additional Information:
Please indicate a contact person to receive the approval of your proclamation request, and who can be contacted if additional information is needed. **At minimum, an email address must be provided in order for the contact person to receive written approval of the proclamation.** Provide: 1) First and last name 2) Job title 3) School, department, or organization 4) Email address 5) Phone number.
Approval of your proclamation request is not guaranteed. Submitting this form only ensures that your request will be considered.
Proclamation requests must be approved by the Superintendent and Executive Cabinet. Proclamations can be approved or not approved at their sole discretion, and if your request is not approved, that decision is final.
There is no formal, ceremonial presentation or reading of proclamations at the Board Meeting. Proclamations are simply added to the New Business portion of the meeting agenda.
Your proclamation narrative may be edited for grammar, punctuation, spelling, content, and length.
Proclamations are not automatically renewed. You must submit a new request each time you want a proclamation added to a Meeting Agenda.
If you are not a School District employee and you requested a printed copy of your proclamation, your proclamation will not be mailed or delivered to you. It can be picked up at the check-in table on the day of the Board Meeting.
Please respond to requests for additional information in a timely manner.
Agreement and Confirmation
I have read, understand, and accept all of the Special Instructions.
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