April 5, 2014: Illini Reading Council will host Igniting a Passion for Reading with Steven L. Layne from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at Booker T. Washington STEM Academy, 606 E. Grove Street, Champaign, Illinois. Pre-register by March 31st for $40 for Illini and Vermilion members, $50 for non-members, and $20 for students. For information on registering after April 1st or at the door, please refer to the flyer. Refreshments will be served. Participate in a Kindle Raffle. CPDU's are available.
May 9-12, 2014: International Reading Associationwill host the 59th Annual Convention, Reading...The Teachable Moment, in New Orleans, Louisiana. To find out more about this convention, check out the Annual Convention section at www.iraconvention.org.
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!
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