Founded in 1957
The Portland Reading Council promotes literacy and a lifelong love of reading in our communities through the empowerment of educators.
We are an affiliate of the Oregon State Literacy Association and the International Literacy Association.
2019-20 Board Meetings
October 5 December 14 February 1 April 4 @ Concordia University, Portland, OR
Contact us for more information about attending a board meeting: firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Projects, Programs, and Communications
• The African-American Read-In • Literacy Educator Scholarship • Celebrate Literacy Awards • Literacy Shout Outs! • Teachers As Readers Book Groups • Patricia Gallagher Children’s Choice Award • Community Service Project Grants • Literacy Meet Ups • Members-Only Listserv & Facebook page • Professional Development Events
Co-Presidents: Kari Montgomery, Lake Oswego School District and Trish Pazdalski, Beaverton School District Secretary: Amy Morinville, David Douglas School District Treasurer: Laura Bush, Retired, Oregon City School District Membership: Penny Plavala, Multnomah ESD Email: email@example.com
Jen Arndt, West Linn Wilsonville School District Francesca Aultman, David Douglas School District Katie Beckett, Tigard-Tualatin School District Venisha Bahr, Gresham-Barlow School District (on leave) Elicia Blackford, Portland Public Schools Shaari Cohen, Gresham Barlow School District Karly Lefferts, Portland Public Schools Jenny Lucas, Centennial School District Stephanie Mesenbrink, Reynolds School District Kari Tunstill, North Clackamas School District
Photos of Current and Former Board Members