01-24-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #9


Title
Proclamation Declaring January 23 through 27, 2012, 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 23 through January 27, 2012.  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 23 through January 27, 2012, Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!

Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 1/24/2012

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

Patty Adams, Secondary Literacy Facilitator, Ext. 315

Debbie Wood, Elementary Literacy Facilitator, Ext. 342

Walter L. Christy, Director, Secondary Programs, Ext. 310

Lynn Spadaccini, Director, Elementary Programs, Ext. 330

Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Ext. 300




Attachment:  Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida - 01242012 Board Meeting.pdf