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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, April 04, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Adoption of Proclamation - National School Library Month, April 2017 (Office of Teaching and Learning) Attachment Revised
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Throughout the month of April, library media specialists will be recognized and celebrated for inspiring students to become lifelong learners by connecting students with the resources to read, explore, analyze, and think critically about the world around them.  Sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, this year's National School Library Month theme is "Because School Libraries Empower Students."

The adoption of this proclamation by the School Board is an acknowledgement of the essential role of Hillsborough County library media specialists, highlighting their tremendous impact on student success and preparing students for life.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
• Improve the high school graduation rate • Provide a student-centered learning environment that engages every child • Develop a culture of respect, trust, and collaboration
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  No)
This agenda item has no financial impact to the district.
EVALUATION
N/A
SUBMITTED BY:  Janet Spence, Instructional Leadership Director, Middle School Education
Kimberly DeFusco, Supervisor, Library Media Services 6-12
John Milburn, Supervisor, Library Media Services K-5
    Dr. Alberto Vázquez

  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
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Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170404_809 (Board Meeting) * Section A Item# 02R