Category Archives: Celebrate Literacy 5/5

You are Invited to Attend the Summer Institute

Engaging Diverse Student Writers: K-6                          Learn Classroom-Ready Strategies from Author Ruth Culham Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ Monarch Hotel, Clackamas, OR Discover practical strategies to organize writing workshop, writing traits, writing modes and writing process Learn innovative lesson ideas from … Continue reading

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Honoring Excellence

Congratulations to our Celebrate Literacy Award winners for 2017 • Lindy Sproul, Boeckman Creek Primary, West Linn-Wilsonville                                              • Tina Roberts, Gresham HS, Gresham-Barlow                                                                               • Jennifer Poore-Bentley, Russell Elementary, Parkrose                                                                • Patricia Hill Welch, Branch Manager … Continue reading

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$500 Literacy Educator Scholarship Winner Announced

We are thrilled to announce the winner of our scholarship. Krista Sutherland is a senior at Eastern Oregon University, Gresham campus. A 4.0 student, Krista is working on her BA in Elementary education as well as Reading and ESOL endorsements. … Continue reading

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Meet the Co-Presidents

The Portland Reading Council is led by two outstanding literacy educators: Julie Owens, Associate Professor at Concordia University (on left) and Amy Morinville, Reading Intervention Teacher at Ron Russell Middle School in the David Douglas School District. Julie and Amy … Continue reading

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