Agenda Item #19
PA9-School Library Month
School library programs are an important asset in the education of the youth of the state and significantly contribute to student achievement by providing instructional support resources and services. School libraries provide access to information in a variety of formats within the school, as well as to digital resources outside the school.
Learning to become effective users of information and ideas is essential as Florida's youth prepare for a future filled with challenges and change. Promoting competencies in using new and emerging technologies is an integral part of school library programs.
Representing the Educational Media Association of Palm Beach County will be:
I recommend the School Board of Palm Beach County proclaims the month of April 2013 as School Library Month.
Attachment: School Library Month-2013.pdf