Your Emails Pay Off!

Last night I received a thank you note from Adam Brockus of the Ferry Community Partnership. A state representative tells him the emails sent over this past weekend did make a difference in legislators’ level of awareness and concern about the proposed transportation package. I am posting his note below for you to see.

Also, don’t forget about tomorrow’s ferry related meetings in Friday Harbor running pretty much from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Here’s our recent post with all the details. In addition, our County Council is discussing changes in language in the County Comprehensive Plan, Transportation Element related to ferry reservations at their June 17th meeting. The agenda isn’t yet posted online.

Adam’s note:

Ferry Riders,

I talked to Rep. Seaquist and he thanks the FCP for putting out the
e-mails. He says we have moved up the Transportation Package in the
line-up.

Unfortunately with the Senate going nowhere on the budget, about
everyone is resigned to another special session. Expect the Governor
to read the Legislature the Riot Act tomorrow morning as he schedules
the next special session. They will try to push the budget to pass
before the end of the fiscal year, June 30. Keep an eye and an ear
out for the Start of the next special session.

Thank You for helping us to fix the ferries.

-Adam Brockus

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Susan Brooks-Young has been involved in the field of instructional technology since 1979. She was one of the original technology users in the district where she taught and has continued to explore ways in which technology can be used to facilitate student learning. She has worked as computer mentor, technology trainer, and technology curriculum specialist. Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education in a career that spanned more than 23 years. Since 1986, she has published articles and software reviews in a variety of education journals. She is also author of a number of books which focus on how school leaders can implement the NETS*A Standards. Susan works with educators internationally, focusing on practical technology-based strategies for personal productivity and effective technology implementation in schools. Susan and her husband live on Lopez Island, WA.

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