Resolution honoring retiring SBOE member Matt Robinson


WHEREAS Matt Robinson has been a passionate advocate for traditional public schools; and

WHEREAS he showed that commitment by serving on the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees for a decade before serving four years on the State Board of Education; and

WHEREAS he leaves the board as chair of the Committee on School Initiatives which he diligently led the past two years; and

WHEREAS he successfully juggled this public service with his work as a medical doctor; and

WHEREAS examples of his dedication could be seen as he often attended local school functions and zoom meetings of the State Board of Education while wearing his scrubs; and

WHEREAS he used his expertise as a medical doctor to inform the revisions to the health education Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS); now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the State Board of Education wishes Matt Robinson a healthy prognosis of gratitude and appreciation for his service; and be it further

RESOLVED, that this resolution be presented to Matt Robinson and that a copy be included in the permanent records of the State Board of Education.

WITNESS our signatures this eighteenth day of November, two thousand and twenty-two, in Austin, Texas.

Keven Ellis, Chair

Georgina C. Pérez, Secretary