Registration Open: Summer Institute for K-8 Educators

Building Equity, Excellence, and Engagement with Culturally Responsive Texts: Super Powers to Build Super Readers

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

How do we affirm children’s strengths and help them become strong, confident and curious readers, writers and thinkers?

Author Pam Allyn will share practical strategies to create culturally responsive literacy classrooms that nurture readers. Participants will learn ready-to-implement practices to integrate reading and writing instruction to improve outcomes for all students.

$125 Portland Reading Council Member ~ $150 Non Member Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, institute resources and PDU certificate: 7 hours

Optional: Purchase Pam Allyn’s book for $24 (25% off retail price)

REGISTER HERE

This event is hosted by the Portland Reading Council, Scholastic Education, and the Multnomah ESD.

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Celebrate Literacy Award Winners Announced

Please join us as we honor four amazing educators

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Congratulations!

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our annual award:

 

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Teachers As Readers Book Group Applications Available

Would you like to host a professional book group at your school?

We have $100 available to off-set the price of books, purchase snacks, etc.

Learn more and download an application

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Leadership News

We are honored to announce the leadership team of the Portland Reading Council for the new school year.

Officers include: Co-Presidents Kari Montgomery and Trish Pazdalski; Secretary Amy Morinville; Treasurer Laura Bush; and Membership Director Penny Plavala

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