September 9, 2014: Illini Reading Councilwill host the 2nd Annual Meet and Greet Book Tasting from 4:00-6:00 pm at Art Mart, 127 Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana, Illinois. Please Illini members for a stress free after school event to network with coworkers and other local teachers. Bert Crossland from Crossland Literacy will join us for to talk about professional books from Heinemann, BookSource, and Okapi.
October 2-4, 2014: Illinois Reading Council will host the 47th Annual IRC Conference, Harvesting the Fruits of Literacy, in Springfield, Illinois. Please take a moment to peruse the online Conference Preview. Housing and Registration forms will be available in the Conference Preliminary Program in May!
July 17-20, 2015: International Reading Associationwill host the 60th Annual Convention, Transforming Lives Through Literacy, in St. Louis, Missouri. To find out more about this convention, check out the Annual Convention section at www.reading.org.
Illini Officers at Grand Bear in July 2011. Pictured from left to right are: Micki Mannino, Elizabeth Goldsmith-Conley, Cheryl VanHoy, Mary Kay Thompson, and Barbara Ragheb. Not pictured: Katrina Tammen Reber.
Illinois Reading Council an affiliate of the International Reading Association