Leadership News

We are honored to announce the board members of the Portland Reading Council for the new school year.

Officers include: Co-Presidents Jen Arndt and Francesca Aultman; Secretary Stephanie Mesenbrink; Treasurer Laura Bush; and Membership Director Penny Plavala

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Join the Portland Reading Council

Benefits of membership include:

  • Membership in the Oregon State Literacy Association (OSLA)
  • Reduced registration fees for local workshops and state literacy conference
  • Funding and graduate credit for Teachers As Readers Book Groups
  • Funding for literacy-focused Community Service Projects
  • Check out a set of nominated titles for the Patricia Gallagher Children’s Choice Book Award project
  • 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!

JOIN the Portland Reading Council and OSLA for $35

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

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Congratulations!

We were so impressed with the quality of the scholarship applications this year,
that we awarded four deserving graduate students.

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Teachers As Readers Book Group Funding Available

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

We have $100 – $200  available to off-set the price of books, purchase snacks, etc.

Learn more and download an application

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