Goals

Ready to Read at New York Libraries logoWhat is the Overarching Goal of Ready to Read at New York Libraries Program?

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Goals

New York’s public libraries will significantly improve the quality of early learning services, providing families and caregivers with the knowledge they need to prepare young children for their school years.

What is the Goal of Ready to Read At New York Libraries: Early Childhood Public Library Staff Development Program?

New York’s public libraries will significantly improve the quality of early learning services by increasing library staff capacity to develop and deliver quality early learning services for families and caregivers. . 

What were the Goals of the Advisory Group?

The twelve-member Ready to Read at New York Libraries Advisory Group, serving from 2014-2016:

  • Provided expert advice to the State Library concerning the overall statewide early literacy program Ready to Read at New York Libraries; and
  • Assisted in developing and supporting collaborative partnerships to ensure that early literacy work is done effectively on a statewide, regional and local level.

What are the Goals of the Partnership Building Team?

The twelve-member Ready to Read at New York Libraries Partnership Building Team, formed in 2017:

  • Continues the work of the Advisory Group to further develop collaborative partnerships to ensure that early literacy work is done effectively on a statewide, regional and local level.

What are the Goals of the Training Cohort?

The thirty-plus-members of the Training Cohort:

  • Help develop, deliver, and evaluate the Early Childhood Public Library Staff Development Program.
  • Provide consistent, effective training that prepares public library staff to identify needs and partnerships, and provide high quality services to meet the early literacy needs of young children and their parents and caregivers; and
  • Support implementation of the Early Childhood Public Library Staff Development Program statewide through ongoing learning, collaboration and sharing.

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Sharon Phillips is the Project Director for
Ready to Read at New York Libraries. For more information,
contact Sharon at 518-486-4863; Fax: 518-486-5254.
Last Updated: May 30, 2017 -- asm