Mission StatementThe Portland Reading Council is dedicated to imparting the value of literacy, increasing the understanding of literacy and promoting equitable access to reading and writing in schools and the community. We provide a forum for teachers and community members to explore current literacy theories and practices, thus enhancing the teaching of reading and writing, and promoting lifelong literacy.
Category Archives: Celebrate Literacy 5/5
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
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
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
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