9/7/2011 Tallahassee – In partnership with the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida First Lady Ann Scott will host students from Buck Lake Elementary and local home school students at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens tomorrow to celebrate International Literacy Day. As a part of the celebration, Mrs. Scott will […]
9/2/2011 ORLANDO– Florida families are getting some extra help to protect and nurture some of the most vulnerable among us—our children. Yesterday, Secretary David Wilkins of the Department of Children and Families, and the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet announced the creation of four new Cabinet workgroups.
8/2/2011 TALLAHASSEE – The crystal clear springs and majestic manatees were just a few of the Florida treasures that highlighted First Lady Ann Scott’s visit to Fanning Springs State Park today during her Summer Literacy Adventure. Mrs. Scott was joined by representatives of the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Florida Department of State (DOS), in advancing the literacy skills of students in the surrounding region during the summer break.
6/22/2011 TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s First Lady Ann Scott today took the Summer Literacy Adventure away from the hot summer sun and into the beautiful, serene caverns of Florida Caverns State Park in Marianna to encourage children to explore nature’s gift and read over the summer.
6/15/2011 TALLAHASSEE – With crystal clear springs in the background and Florida alligators sunning on the shorelines, Florida First Lady Ann Scott met with students today at Wakulla Springs to encourage participation in the Summer Literacy Adventure.
5/9/2011 TALLAHASSEE – Florida First Lady Ann Scott, along with the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of State, today hosted students from Fairview Middle School to kick off the Summer Literacy Adventure at the Governor’s Mansion.
By Ann Scott, Florida’s First Lady (Op-Ed) There is always room in a mother’s heart to love a child. One of the greatest joys of my life is being a mother. I raised two lovely daughters who now are grown up and married. I know the importance for my children of having a mother there […]