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Alison Palmer, headteacher Arrochar Primary School.

EDM (Early Day Motion) 291: tabled on 07 July 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House sends its sincere thanks to Alison Palmer, who for the past 16 years has served as headteacher at Arrochar Primary School in Argyll and Bute; appreciates everything Alison has done for the her pupils and everything she contributed to the local community in her 28 years as a teacher; acknowledges Alison’s dedication to education and commends her on a hugely successful tenure as headteacher, which saw Arrochar Primary School receiving the best inspection report any Argyll and Bute school has ever had; notes that in 2012 Alison was a finalist in the head teacher of the year awards; congratulates Alison in securing a new role with the Educational Institute of Scotland, an organisation that she has been closely involved with throughout her teaching career, having previously been a delegate, treasurer, then local and national president; recognises that in 2019, the EIS made Alison their Degree Fellow for her contribution to education; and wishes Alison well in her new job in the future.