01-19-2016 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #10


Title
Proclamation Declaring January 25 through January 29, 2016, Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!

Discussion
The Just Read, Florida! Office in the Department of Education (DOE), in partnership with other DOE offices and numerous other state organizations and agencies, is planning a statewide "Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!" event, scheduled for the week of January 25 through January 29, 2016. The goals of "Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!" are to promote literacy throughout the state by raising awareness of the programs and projects offered by the DOE and its partner agencies and organizations, and most of all, to promote the enjoyment of reading for children and adults of all ages.

Recommendation
Adopt a resolution proclaiming January 25 through January 29, 2016, Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!

Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 1/19/2016

Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the School Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact
Whitney Augustine, Secondary Literacy Facilitator, ext. 315; Debbie Wood, Elementary Literacy Facilitator, ext. 342; Robin Novelli, Director, High School Programs, ext. 310; Lynn Spadaccini, Director, Elementary Programs, Ext. 330; Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, ext. 300


Attachment:  Board Agenda Item ~ Celebrate Literacy Week Florida 2016 Proclamation.pdf