LIBRARY MEDIA PROGRAM
"Strong school library media programs-those with certified, university-trained staff and staff hours, technology, and books-have more usage by students, and increased usage leads to higher academic achievement as measured by state tests."
--Making the Grade: The Status of School Library Media Centers in the Sunshine State and How They Contribute to Student Achievement 2003 (Baumbach, et. al.)
To provide students with a variety of authoritative information sources.
To help students develop effective information literacy skills.
To encourage all students to become lifelong learners.
To nurture a love of reading in all students.
To ensure all library media users are effective users of information.