October 18, 2014: Illini Reading Council will sponsor Author Janice Harrington at the Youth Literature Festival at I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S First St Champaign, ILLINOIS. This all day event is FREE. Contact Cheryl VanHoy at 217-840-2042 or Cheryl@readbydesign.com for more information.
November 1, 2014: Illini Reading Council and Vermilion Valley Reading Council will co-sponsor Changing Lanes to Excellent Literacy Instruction in Domain 3 with Gail Huizinga from 9:00-11:30 AM at the Mellon Administrative Center, 703 South New St. Champaign, Illinois. Registration is $7 for Illini members, $12 for non-members, and $5 for students.
April 21, 2015: Illini Reading Council will host a Happy Hour with ISBE Speakers Lisa Ward and Jill Brown from 4:30-6:30 PM at a location to be determined. Registration is $10 for this event.
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.
October 1-3, 2015: Illinois Reading Council will host the 48th Annual IRC Conference, Passport to Possibilities, in Peoria, Illinois. Please take a moment to peruse the online Conference Preview. Housing and Registration forms will be available in the Conference Preliminary Program in April 2015!
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