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File #: 170933    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 10/26/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/26/2017
Title: Recognizing and Honoring Joseph M. Starinieri for his service as an educator and for his passion and dedication for providing a quality education to underprivileged children.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Green, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Bass
Attachments: 1. Signature17093300.pdf
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Recognizing and Honoring Joseph M. Starinieri for his service as an educator and for his passion and dedication for providing a quality education to underprivileged children.

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WHEREAS, Mr. Starinieri came from a family of educators. He attended both public and catholic schools in Philadelphia, and graduated from St. John Neumann High School. He went on to graduate from West Chester University, receiving his Bachelor's Degree in both Special Education and Elementary Education; and

WHEREAS, In 1980, Mr. Starinieri began teaching at John Bartram High School. Within a few years, he became the Building Representative for the School as well as the Chairperson for Special Education; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Starinieri pursued his graduate studies at Temple University where he received his Cooperative Education, Educational Administration and Supervisory Certificates. He also received his Superintendent's Letter from St. Joseph's University; and

WHEREAS, In 1991, Mr. Starinieri was appointed as the Assistant Principal to Stoddart-Fleisher Middle School. Then in 1996, he was appointed as Principal at William L. Sayre Middle School. At Sayre, he was instrumental in developing a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania that led to one of the first community schools in Philadelphia; and

WHEREAS, Together with Penn, Mr. Starinieri developed a health center that services students, parents and community members. The center has also trained students for careers in the health industry; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Starinieri also led a successful transition of converting Sayre from a middle school to a comprehensive high school. During his tenure at Sayre, Mr. Starinieri was instrumental in having the school achieve adequate yearly progress through the many professional development sessions for teachers and after school tutoring programs for students; and

WHEREAS, In 2008, Mr. Starinieri became the Principal of Dimner Beeber Middle School, where he devel...

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