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Join educators from all over the state in the online FALL 2021 IRC BOOK CLUB that will begin on OCTOBER 24TH!  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 October 24th, 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.

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 October 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. 

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