The Board of Education of Prince George’s County, the Interim Superintendent of Schools and Human Resources calls upon all Prince George's County Public Schools administrators to celebrate Administrative Professionals Day 2009 on Wednesday, April 22, 2009.
Prince George’s County Public Schools recognizes administrative support professionals in their professional roles and promotes opportunities for professional learning and growth. We recognize the importance of our administrative support staff and their expanding role in our schools and offices.
2009 Administrative Professionals Day Theme: EXCELLENCE IN ACTION denotes how career-minded administrative support professionals are positioning themselves for success in today’s ever-changing business environment by mastering advanced office technology, continually honing their communication skills, forging collaborative relations with managers and coworkers, and taking charge of their own career development.
Administrative Professionals Day, formerly known as Secretary’s Day, was created in 1952 by Harry F. Klemfuss of Young and Rubicam, in conjunction with the National Secretaries Association, now known as the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
Harry F. Klemfuss promoted the values and importance of the job of administrative support professionals and created the holiday in recognition of the importance of administrative support professionals