Request For Palm Beach County School Board Proclamation
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, regular school board meetings will be held online in virtual mode until further notice.
Printed copies of proclamations will not be distributed or made available during this time. If your proclamation request is approved, it will simply 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. 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 has been approved.
For any questions about this form or Board Proclamations, please contact Ms. Nnéka Nnolim - Executive Communications Specialist at
2020 Preferred Board Meeting Date:
Wednesday, September 16
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 cannot exceed one page in length, and must fit on one side of an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper.
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.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, regular school board meetings will be held online in virtual mode until further notice. Printed copies of proclamations will not be distributed or made available during this time.
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.
Proclamations are not automatically renewed. You must submit a new request each time you want a proclamation added to a Meeting Agenda.
Your proclamation narrative may be edited for grammar, punctuation, spelling, content, and length.
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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