Tallahassee, Fla., June 19, 2012 – First Lady Ann Scott will continue the 2012 Summer Literacy Adventure tomorrow at Ravine Gardens State Park in Palatka. She will read to students attending the Eco Adventure Days camp and encourage them to join her in taking the Summer Literacy Adventure Pledge.
WHAT: First Lady’s Visit to Ravine Gardens State Park
WHEN: Wednesday, June 20, 1012
WHERE: Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg St.
About the Florida Department of Education: The department’s mission is to increase the proficiency of all students within one seamless, efficient education system by providing them the chance to expand their knowledge and skills through world-class learning opportunities. Serving more than 3.5 million students, 4,200 public schools, 28 colleges, 188,000 teachers, 47,000 college professors and administrators, and 318,000 full-time staff throughout the state, the department enhances the economic self-sufficiency of Floridians through programs and services geared toward college, workforce education, job-specific skills and career development. Florida ranks first in the nation for teacher quality, first in the nation in advanced placement participation, and first in the southern region for graduation rate and degrees awarded by the Florida College System. For more information, visit www.fldoe.org.
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION