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NO. R-280.  House concurrent resolution congratulating Gail B. Conley on his outstanding career in public education.


Offered by:  Representatives Barnard of Richmond, Dostis of Waterbury, Frank of Underhill, Minter of Waterbury and Symington of Jericho.

Whereas, Gail B. Conley has devoted his professional career to educating schoolchildren in our nation’s public schools, and

Whereas, he earned his undergraduate degree at Knox College in his native Illinois and subsequently received a master’s degree in teaching from Emory University in Atlanta, and a doctorate in education from Northern Illinois University, and

Whereas, Gail Conley began his career as a professional educator in the Oak Park, Illinois school system where he taught mathematics and served as a program coordinator, and

Whereas, after a sabbatical from the public schools to complete his doctoral degree, he became the principal at York High School in York, Nebraska and then held a similar post at the Macomb, Illinois High School, and

Whereas, after proving his skill as a school principal, Gail Conley was appointed as the superintendent of the Rantoul Township (Illinois) High School, District 193, and

Whereas, after his outstanding performance for seven years in this position, in 1994, the Chittenden East Supervisory Union District appointed Gail B. Conley as the district’s superintendent, and

Whereas, during the last 11 years, Gail Conley has led the district with skill and great competence, and

Whereas, as a member of the Vermont Superintendents’ Association, he has been able to share his expertise and vast professional experience with his colleagues on a statewide basis, and

Whereas, after 11 successful academic years as superintendent of the Chittenden East Supervisory Union, Gail B. Conley is retiring, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly congratulates Gail B. Conley on his outstanding career in public education, and be it further

Resolved:  That the secretary of state be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Gail B. Conley.


Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont