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Redan Library Media Center

Ms. Vanessa Fortenberry, Ed.S

Teacher Librarian

Email address: vanessa_fortenberry@dekalbschoolsga.org

School Phone Number: 678-676-3502

Library Media Center (LMC) Hours

Students 8:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Faculty, Staff, and Parents 7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Ms. Fortenberry is a connected educator serving as Teacher-Librarian at Redan Elementary School: Academy of Higher Learning. She has 22 years of P-12 experience; thirteen as a teacher-librarian. Multi-talented, Ms. Fortenberry is a singer, published author, and baker. Ms. Fortenberry has earned several recognitions including 2016 Stars of the Universe (South Central Georgia Drifters), Mentor of the Year (Stoneview ES, 2010), and Teacher of the Year (Stoneview ES, 2009). Ms. Fortenberry strives to maintain a warm & inviting atmosphere where students thrive when visiting the library media center.

The mission of the Redan Elementary School Library Media Program is to provide a nurturing educational environment with activities, resources, and technologies to enable students in acquiring effective and discriminating uses of information, developing a pattern of lifelong learning, and in fostering a love of reading.

Destiny Online Catalog

Redan Elementary's Destiny Online Catalog is available on all school desktop computers, from home, and anywhere Internet access is available. Click above to browse Redan’s extensive collection of library media materials.

2017-2018 Redan Library Media Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to assist students, staff, and the parents of Redan Elementary: Academy of Higher Learning in the utilization and functions of school library media services.

DeKalb County Digital Resources

A list and description of the many resources available to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence.


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