$1,000 Literacy Educator Scholarship Available

We are thrilled to announce an opportunity for aspiring educators and literacy leaders.

Junior, senior or graduate students currently enrolled in courses at an accredited university pursuing a degree, certificate, or endorsement with a focus on literacy (including those seeking ECE/ELEM Multiple Subjects credential) can apply for our  Literacy Educator Scholarship with an award of $1,000.

Eligible colleges and universities: All Multnomah and Clackamas counties in Oregon

Deadline: January 15, 2020

Download the application. Literacy-Ed-Schol-Application-2020

Questions?  Please contact portlandreadingcouncil@gmail.com

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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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Celebrate Literacy Award Winners Announced

Please join us as we honor four amazing educators

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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 – $150  available to off-set the price of books, purchase snacks, etc.

Learn more and download an application

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Join the Portland Reading Council – $35 for Two Years!

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Benefits of membership include:

  • Dual membership in the Portland Reading Council and the Oregon State Literacy Association (OSLA)
  • Reduced registration fees for local workshops
  • Funding and graduate credit for Teachers As Readers Book Groups
  • Funding for literacy-focused Community Service Projects
  • Sets of books nominated for the Patricia Gallagher Children’s Choice Book Award to check-out and share with your students
  • An invitation to nominate a peer for the Celebrate Literacy Award
  • Networking opportunities at local literacy events
  • A free Lending Library of professional books and DVDs
  • Members-only listserv featuring teaching ideas, inspiration for your classroom, news of upcoming events
  • and much more!

Save $35 with this membership special. (Regular price: $70 for 2 years)

Stay tuned for more information about these opportunities or contact us at portlandreadingcouncil@gmail.com

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