12-16-2014 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #10


Title
Proclamation Declaring January 26 through January 30, 2015, 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 26 through January 30, 2015.  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 26 through January 30, 2015, Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!



Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 12/16/2014

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 Facility, 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 2015 Proclamation.pdf