March 13, 2017: Southern Illinois Reading Councilis accepting entries for the Short Story Contest for students in 2nd to 8th grades. Stories will be judged on creativity and organization of the short story. Winners will be notified by April 10th.
April 1, 2017: Southern Illinois Reading Councilis accepting applications for the SIUC Student Teacher Scholarship. Applicants that are a SIRC member and a SIUC student teaching in the Fall semester may apply for the $250 scholarship.
April 4, 2017: Southern Illinois Reading Council will host LEGOs, Literacy, and 21st Century Skills with Michael Carton from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Starview Winery, 5100 Wing Hill Road, Cobden, Illinois. This FREE event is open to everyone! Register today!
April 25, 2017: Southern Illinois Reading Council will host the Spring Celebration from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Carbondale Civic Center, 200 S Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, Illinois.
May 30, 2017: Southern Illinois Reading Council will hold a Board Meeting at 5:30 pm at Tres Hombres, 119 N Washington Street, Carbondale, Illinois.
July 15-17, 2017: International Literacy Associationwill host the 62nd Annual Conventionin Orlando, Florida. To find out more about this convention, check out the Annual Convention section at www.reading.org.
October 5-7, 2017: Illinois Reading Councilwill host the 50th Annual IRC Conference, 50 Years of Reading Excellence, in Peoria, Illinois. Please take a moment to peruse the online Conference Preview! Program Proposals are due by March 1, 2017. Registration and Housing opens on April 15, 2017!
Illinois Reading Council an affiliate of the International Literacy Association