TO: EVOC 503 Instructor Dr. Joe Scarcella
FROM: Phil Fournier
RE: 503, Quiz 3 vocabulary, Fournier
Letters of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation should be written only if the writer can express honest and sincere praise for the person requesting the letter. The writer should be able to give specific examples of what attributes are possessed by the requestor of the letter. These attributes ought to be relevant to the position that the requestor is seeking. This means that the writer must have had a fair amount of contact with the requestor, perhaps as an instructor, employer, or mentor. When writing letters of recommendation, it is important to address the requestor by their surname, rather than calling them by their first name, in order to project a professional image. A well-written, honest letter of recommendation can mean more to a prospective employer than a glowing résumé.
The concept of
governing a school district with a board made up of elected citizens
goes back to the very beginning of our nation’s history. The