Library Services and Technology Act Grant
Minnesota’s Five Year Library Services and Technology Act (2013-2017) identifies two overarching goals and several sub-goals directed at ensuring that all Minnesotans have access to quality library services. One is to expand programs and services that support Minnesotan’s needs for education, lifelong learning, continuing education, workforce development, 21st century and digital literacy skills; the second is to establish a strong infrastructure and build capacity for improved coordination among and between eligible libraries to improve the quality of and access to library and information services.
December 2, 2013 – September 30, 2014
State of Minnesota Library Services Technology Act Five Year Plan; 2013-2017
Austin Public Library
Hennepin County Library
Brooklyn Center School District
Osseo School District
Friends of the St Paul Public Library
St Paul Public Library
Perpich Center for Arts Education
Southeast Libraries Cooperating
Plum Creek Library System
Southeastern Library System
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.