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Join educators from all over the state in the online SUMMER 2021 IRC BOOK CLUB that will begin on June 27th!  Choose one or two books!

Read, reflect on, and respond to Cultivating Genius:  An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy by Gholdy Muhammad and/or Troublemakers:  Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School by Carla Shalaby.  Beginning June 27, these seven-week online discussions will present an equity framework that restores excellence in literacy education or a paradigm-shifting look at the typical expectations for children at school.  Participants who complete all assignments will be eligible to receive 15 PD clock hours for each book club.    Participants who complete one book club during the summer will have the opportunity to participate in the other one during the fall session.

Required for participation:

  • Gmail address (free at  The Book Club uses Google Classroom, which does not work with Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail, etc.  
  • Texts:  Cultivating Genius by Gholdy Muhammad is available through Scholastic ( and Troublemakers by Carla Shalaby is available through The New Press (

Register by June 15, 2021, to participate in the book club.  Registration is FREE for IRC Members.  The cost for non-members is $45, which includes IRC membership for one year.  

PLEASE NOTE:  The cost of book is not included. 

Register Today!