My name is Mrs. Kurleman. I have worked for Pinellas County Schools for 11 years and this is my sixth year as a media specialist. I am excited to be at Starkey Elementary to help build a strong library program that supports the needs of ALL students and teachers. I plan to accomplish this by creating a unique space for students to check out books, participate in media lessons, research topics of interest, and visualize, design, and create in our new "makerspace area".
- The Bears’ Den has undergone a huge transformation since August. All 10,000 books have been moved to create a more organized and welcoming space. We won a new Edison maker table, and new books are on the shelves. Most exciting is the beautiful new carpet in the media center. Students are coming in for lessons and book checkouts! Starkey students are finding their media center to be a place of discovery, design, reading and fun!!