Rockland Reading Council with Rockland Teachers' Center and St. Thomas Aquinas College presents the 19th Annual Rockland Lliteracy Extravaganza Conference: "Common Core Standards and Beyond: Teaching Close Reading and Academic Writing to Reach and Teach All Students, PreK-12," with guests Doug Fisher, IRA Board of Directors, and Ken and Yetta Goodman. The conference will be held at ST. Thomas Aquinas College, 125 Route 340, Sparkill.
Rockland Reading Council with Rockland Teachers' Center and St. Thomas Aquinas College presents the 1st Annual Campaign for Artful Resistance: a Celebration of the Arts at St. Thomas Aquinas College Library. FREE ADMISSION! What is it about schools that you have lost because of high stakes testing, school closings, budget cuts, curriculum losses, teacher firings, and other educational catastrophes? Celebrate a day of hands-on arts workshops, including music, singing, theater, dance, juggling, yoga and so, so ,so much more!!! For more information contact Dr.
Rockland Reading Council, with Rockland Teachers' Center and St. Thomas Aquinas College presents the 19th Annual Rockland Storytelling Festival at Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville, NY 10923. This is a free multicultural family event. Everyone has a story to tell! For more information, contact Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2014 NYSRA/IRA Leadership Summit will be held at the Holiday Inn at 205 Wolf Road in Albany, NY. Registration starts at 4 pm on Friday, June 6. [College Reading Educators event will start at 10 am Friday.] Two leaders from each council can attend with registration, meals and hotel room paid for by NYSRA. Registration deadline is May 9, 2014. Watch for more information.
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 4:00pm to Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Greater Thousand Island Literacy Council and North Country Council of IRA will present a joint program featuring Laura Robb speaking on 'Unlocking Complex Texts.' The program will be held at the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES in Watertown, NY in Conference Room A & B in the Administration Building. Free. Sponsored by Scholastic. For information contact Sharon Kelly at email@example.com.