New York State Reading Association

Upcoming events

    • 12 Oct 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • online and Carthage Middle School library

    The Greater Thousand Islands Literacy Council presents Charlotte Award  Presentation with Charlotte Award Committee Chair Judy Ehrensbeck presenting the 40 titles nominated for the Charlotte Award. It will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 4:00 PM. It will be at the Carthage Middle School Library in Carthage, NY or online via Zoom. CTLE credit will be given to those that attend. 

    RSVP to Judy Ehrensbeck at judyehrensbeck@gmail.com by Oct. 10.


    • 15 Oct 2022
    • online

    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com . There are no newsletter in the summer or the month of January.

    • 16 Oct 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online via Zoom
    Register


    • 18 Oct 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Online via Zoom
    Register


    • 20 Oct 2022
    • 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
    • online

    Mid-Hudson Reading Council
    (Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education [CTLE] Approval 23114
    Mount Saint Mary College, Division of Education
    and
    Vassar College, Department of Education
    Present

    Joshua Patterson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Education, Mount Saint Mary College

    Thursday, October 20, 2022

    Virtual Presentation, 4:15-5:45

    Born out of Struggle:
    Analyzing the Origins of Hip Hop through Primary Sources

    After registering with your school district, please email your intention to attend to: MHreadingcouncil@gmail.com A link for the presentation will be sent to you on October 19, 2022 after you contact us.
    Members of MHRC and NYSRA may attend for free. Guests may attend for $15.00
    Please send membership or guest checks to: Traci Cillis, 1 Halley Court, Poughkeepsie NY 12601


    Joshua Patterson, flyer revised.docx
    In this presentation, Dr. Patterson will cover strategies designed to maximize engagement for K-12 students when analyzing/evaluating historical photographs, songs, and film footage
    . The presentation will model an investigation into the roots of hip-hop music emerging from the social contexts in the Bronx during the late 1970s, as told through primary source artifacts. Teachers across all grade levels can look forward to extending their writing instruction tools to use primary resources as informational resources and as mentor texts through this presentation.

    New York State Teaching Standards will be addressed during this presentation. Standard I: “Knowledge of Students and Student Learning.,” Element I.3 “Teachers demonstrate knowledge of and are responsive to the economic, social, cultural, linguistic, family, and community factors that influence their students’ learning.”  Standard III “Instructional Practice.” Element III.5 “Teachers engage students in the development of multidisciplinary skills, such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and use of technology.” 
    • 1 Nov 2022

    Membership lists if collected locally due to Membership chair on website and bills sent out and due.

    • 8 Nov 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • online


    Nassau Reading Council is proud to co-sponsor a virtual workshop on Tuesday, November 8th with Kari Yates, one of the authors of Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom. 

    Considered one of the most accessible and informative texts on bridging the Science of Reading and workshop models for grades k-2, Kari's clear and practical presentationis helpful for both teachers and administrators.

    The first 25 individuals to join for 2022-2023 will receive an opportunity to attend free. For information on joining the NRC and to register for this workshop, email: watcher@optonline.net. Any NYSRA member can join this workshop too.

    • 11 Nov 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Start and end at Hotel Syracuse
    • 18
    Register

    Please note: This event is limited to the first 30 registrants.  Registration must be paid by October 15 to keep you reservation for this event otherwise we will release your seat to someone on the waiting list.

    Please join us for a fulfilling day of learning about Syracuse's storied past of abolition and literacy. We will travel to the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum in Peterboro, take a walking tour of downtown Syracuse with the Onondaga Historical Association, and hear from playwright Kyle Bass, author of "Possessing Harriet."

    In addition we will also hear from LiteracyCNY as well as local ELA educator and NEH scholar Wendy Everard.

    6 hours of CTLE credits will be provided.

    An invoice will be created when you register for this special pre-conference event. If paying via purchase order, please submit a PDF copy of the purchase order to treasurer@nysreading.org as soon as possible.  If registering as a member, be sure to log in first.  Your membership status must be active to register as a NYSRA member.  If you have a question about your membership status please contact your local membership chair.  Additionally, you can email membership@nysreading.org.

    Questions about the conference? Contact NYSRA's Conference Co-Chairs, Keith Newvine or Dr. Sarah Fleming

    • 12 Nov 2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Hotel Syracuse (Marriott Syracuse Downtown)
    • 329
    Register

    This year’s theme, Cultivating Genius, focuses on best practices, research, and instructional strategies for restoring equity and excellence in today’s literacy classrooms and empowering youth to find and nurture their own genius through literacy.

    Tentative Conference Schedule Now Available to Preview HERE.  Please note, sessions are still subject to change.

    Pre-Conference Event: Friday, November 11 from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm - Limited to the first 30 registrants. This registration is considered a separate event and DOES NOT include registration for the Conference session on Nov. 12 - 13 - (for more information and to register for the pre-conference, click here)

    Full Conference Package

    Includes: Conference in person attendance on Saturday and Sunday.

    Early Bird Registration - Completed online or postmarked BY 9.30.22

    $175 Member

    $250 Non-Member

    $115 Full Time Student

    Regular Registration - Completed online or postmarked AFTER 9.30.22

    $200 Member or School Group (3-9 registered together)

    $275 Non-Member

    $140 Full Time Student

    Virtual Conference options to attend select presentations and keynotes will be available on 10.1.22 

    "A La Carte" Items:

    Option 1 Dinner, Option 2 - Breakfast, Option 3 - No ticketed Meal.  The invoice will reflex the meal selections you choose.

    $55 Saturday Night Banquet

    $25 Charlotte Awards Breakfast
    An invoice will be created when you make your registration selections. If paying via purchase order, please submit a PDF copy of the purchase order to treasurer@nysreading.org as soon as possible. Any group needing a invoice for 5 more more attendees paid for by the same organization, have each register individually and email the NYSRA treasurer with a list of names for a copy of a group invoice. 

    If registering as a member, be sure to log in first.  Your membership status must be active to register as a NYSRA member.  If you have a question about your membership status please contact your local membership chair.  Additionally, you can email membership@nysreading.org.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you plan to stay at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown you must also register at the hotel by Friday, October 28, 2022 which will secure you the rate of $159 per night, plus tax.  Please use this link to reserve your room.  For more information about the hotel you can call (315)-474-2424 or go online to https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/syrmc-marriott-syracuse-downtown/overview.

    NYSRA Conference volunteers do not need to register as room assignments and a group registration will be handled by the committee.

    Questions about the conference? Contact NYSRA's Conference Co-Chairs, Keith Newvine or Dr. Sarah Fleming
    • 12 Nov 2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 249
    Register

    This year’s theme, Cultivating Genius, focuses on best practices, research, and instructional strategies for restoring equity and excellence in today’s literacy classrooms and empowering youth to find and nurture their own genius through literacy.

    Virtual Conference Package - click here to view the live-streaming presentation schedule

    Includes: Links to attend the virtual sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

    Virtual Registration - 

    $160 Member 

    $235 Non-Member

    $100 Full Time Student

    In-person Conference Packages - (Click here to register to attend in-person)

    An invoice will be created when you make your registration selections. If paying via purchase order, please submit a PDF copy of the purchase order to treasurer@nysreading.org as soon as possible. Any group needing a invoice for 5 more more attendees paid for by the same organization, have each register individually and email the NYSRA treasurer with a list of names for a copy of a group invoice. 

    If registering as a member, be sure to log in first.  Your membership status must be active to register as a NYSRA member.  If you have a question about your membership status please contact your local membership chair.  Additionally, you can email membership@nysreading.org.

    Questions about the conference? Contact NYSRA's Conference Co-Chairs, Keith Newvine or Dr. Sarah Fleming

    • 15 Nov 2022

    File the IRS 990-N by Nov. 15 unless your filing date is April 15 and you follow a calendar year cycle.

    • 15 Nov 2022
    • online

    If you have any information for the next issue of ReAD please send it to Sandi Kurbiel at readeditor.nysra@gmail.com . There are no newsletter in the summer or the month of January.

    • 15 Nov 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom
    • 264
    Register

      Note 1:  Purchase Reading Above the Fray at your favorite bookstore.

      Note 2:  The Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the event.

    • 14 Jan 2023
    • online


    • 1 Feb 2023

    NYSRA Membership website must be updated for dues collected locally. NYSRA Membership bills sent out and dues are due.

    • 24 Mar 2023
    • 25 Mar 2023
    • Albany, NY Hotel TBD


    • 30 Apr 2023
    • online

    Visit the www.nysreading.org and go to Awards and Grants tab for these descriptions.

    • 31 May 2023
    • online


    • 15 Jun 2023
    • online or mailed


Past events

1 Oct 2022 Council fees and Insurance Fees Billed to Local Councils
23 Sep 2022 Teachers As Readers
23 Sep 2022 NYSRA Board and Assembly of Delegates meetings
15 Sep 2022 ReAD Articles Due the 15th of the month
15 Aug 2022 ReAD Articles Due the 15th of the month
18 Jun 2022 NYSRA Leadership -online
15 Jun 2022 ReAD Articles Due the 15th of the month
15 Jun 2022 Expense Vouchers Due
8 Jun 2022 The Champions of Literacy Dinner is Back!
31 May 2022 Local Council Reports due
18 May 2022 Rochester Reads: Stamped for Kids
18 May 2022 USING EMAIL AND SOCIAL MEDIA TO BUILD A READING LIFE
17 May 2022 Summer Reading for Teachers
15 May 2022 ReAD Articles Due
11 May 2022 Engaging Reluctant Readers in the Classroom with The New York Public Library
5 May 2022 Reading Race: Using Multicultural Children’s Literature to Teach Racial Literacies
30 Apr 2022 NYSRA Awards and Grants Applications Due
27 Apr 2022 An Evening with Dr. Kilpatrick- Recent Advances in Understanding Word-level Reading Problems: Implications for Instruction and Intervention
15 Apr 2022 ReAD Articles Due
15 Apr 2022 ReAD newsletter articles are due the 15th of every month
6 Apr 2022 Educational Resources for Children with Print Disabilities: Visual, Physical or Reading Disabilities
24 Mar 2022 Technology and Literacy
18 Mar 2022 NYSRA BOD/AOD Meeting
16 Mar 2022 READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY WITH NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE
15 Mar 2022 ReAD Articles Due
5 Mar 2022 CNYRC Spring Conference Spring Into Action: Reading & Writing for Innovation
4 Mar 2022 Charlotte Award Committee Members
3 Mar 2022 Embracing Literacy In All Content areas
3 Mar 2022 ENL and Literacy
24 Feb 2022 The Impact of Poverty and Trauma on Today’s Children, and the Road Towards Building Their Resiliency
23 Feb 2022 THE PODCAST CLUB: A MODERN TWIST ON BOOK CLUBS
15 Feb 2022 ReAD Articles Due
9 Feb 2022 Professional Book Discussion Group Continues Study of SEL
5 Feb 2022 RALC's Live Local Literacy
3 Feb 2022 Brooklyn Reading Council's Virtual Game Night In
3 Feb 2022 Using Formative Assessment to Recognize Learning Impact
3 Feb 2022 Differentiation for ENL Students in the K-4 Classroom
1 Feb 2022 Membership Bills Sent
19 Jan 2022 #100 DAYS OF NOTEBOOKING & BEYOND BY MICHELLE HASELTINE
15 Jan 2022 NYSRA Board of Directors Digital Meeting
15 Jan 2022 ReAD Articles Due
5 Jan 2022 Social-Emotional Learning Event: Using the Nervous System to Manage Student Behaviors
5 Jan 2022 An Evening with Penny Kittle - Writing with Passion: reimagining the teaching of writing
17 Dec 2021 GTILC Children's Writing Contest
16 Dec 2021 The Purpose of Storytelling: Getting Kids to Visualize Their Own Story Arc
10 Dec 2021 CNY Reading Council Virtual Trivia Night: All Things Children's Lit!
30 Nov 2021 A Paraprofessionals Impact on Social Emotional Learning
17 Nov 2021 Transforming Classroom and Personal Libraries
15 Nov 2021 NYSRA Charlotte Award 2021 Award Ceremony
15 Nov 2021 ReAD Articles Due
4 Nov 2021 Rochester Reads: Equipped for Reading Success
4 Nov 2021 Empowering Teachers and Parents with Read Aloud Strategies
4 Nov 2021 The Poetic Classroom
1 Nov 2021 Membership List and Dues Billed
1 Nov 2021 IRS 990 Due
28 Oct 2021 BRC Membership Happy Hour
27 Oct 2021 NFRC Professional Book Discussion Group
27 Oct 2021 Fall Literacy Professional Panel
27 Oct 2021 Promoting Literacy in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Clinical Implications
21 Oct 2021 Re-Setting Classroom Experiences for All Learners: Cultural and Linguistic Practices through the Pandemic and Beyond
20 Oct 2021 Staten Island Reading Council Book Club
20 Oct 2021 Charlotte's Spider Bites-Charlotte Award 2023 Nominees
20 Oct 2021 Poetry and Teacher Writers with Andy Schoenborn
15 Oct 2021 ReAD Articles Due
14 Oct 2021 Seeking and Finding the Truth in a Fake News World
12 Oct 2021 International Literacy Conference 2021
7 Oct 2021 Reading Specialists Council of Suffolk Session 1
7 Oct 2021 RSCS Session 1
6 Oct 2021 The Superpower of Neuroscience: Creating a Resilient Classroom in the Post-Pandemic World
6 Oct 2021 Social-Emotional Learning Event: The Superpower of Neuroscience: Creating a Resilient Classroom in the Post-Pandemic World
5 Oct 2021 Rochester Reads: Shifting the Balance: Six Shifts
5 Oct 2021 Rochester Reads: Forged by Reading
3 Oct 2021 Fall Into Books
2 Oct 2021 RALC's Launching Literacy ONLINE Event
1 Oct 2021 RALC's Launching Literacy In-Person Event
1 Oct 2021 Council Fees and Insurance Fee Billed
29 Sep 2021 Growing Language and Literacy: Supporting ELLs; Language and Literacy Development Across Proficiency Levels
24 Sep 2021 NYSRA BOD/AOD/Leadership Meeting
15 Sep 2021 ReAD Articles Due
3 Jun 2021 Teachers As Readers
1 Jun 2021 Expense Vouchers Due
31 May 2021 NYSRA Local Council Reports Due
18 May 2021 Beyond Booklists and Black Squares: Advancing Equity & Anti-racism in Literacy Education
15 May 2021 ReAD Articles Due
6 May 2021 Donna Scanlon, Ph .D presents An Expansion on the Science of Reading
30 Apr 2021 NYSRA Awards and Grants Applications Due
22 Apr 2021 Visualization of Thought: Children's Drawings and Their Influence on Literacy Development
20 Apr 2021 NYSRA Virtual Poster Session: Presenters
20 Apr 2021 NYSRA Virtual Poster Session
15 Apr 2021 ReAD Articles Due
13 Apr 2021 Making Remote Learning Matter: Engaging Our Students and Building Their Digital Literacies
7 Apr 2021 A News Media Literacy Presentation
25 Mar 2021 Fan-based Literacies as Playful & Powerful Pedagogy with Dr. Jayne Lammers
25 Mar 2021 Math Storytelling:Using Stories to Develop Mathematical Habits of Mind
24 Mar 2021 Creating an Engaging Classroom
24 Mar 2021 Virtual Pre-Service Mentor Event
24 Mar 2021 Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Accerleration: New Connections
22 Mar 2021 Author Visit- Barbara Brown Gathers- The Secrets of Hattie Brown
20 Mar 2021 NYSRA BOD/AOD Meeting
19 Mar 2021 Teachers As Readers
18 Mar 2021 Teaching Tolerance with Text
15 Mar 2021 ReAD Articles Due
13 Mar 2021 Literacy Strategies for Virtual Instruction
6 Mar 2021 CNY Reading Council Spring Conference
3 Mar 2021 Historical fiction and nonfiction for young readers – finding the truth in both forms.
27 Feb 2021 Charlotte Award Voting
25 Feb 2021 We are ALL Teachers of Media Literacy
25 Feb 2021 Charlotte Awards: An Opportunity to Learn and to Think About Participation
15 Feb 2021 ReAD Articles Due
6 Feb 2021 RALC presents Live Local Literacy
1 Feb 2021 Membership Bills Sent
26 Jan 2021 ONWARD: Cultivating Resilience for Educators Ch. 4
23 Jan 2021 NYSRA Board of Directors Digital Meeting
21 Jan 2021 ZigZag Vocabulary
15 Jan 2021 CNY Reading Council Virtual Literary Trivia Night
15 Jan 2021 Language and Literacy Spectrum Articles Due
14 Jan 2021 Restorative Literacy: Teaching and Learning at the Interscetion of Equity, Justice, Time and Literacy with Dr. Jevon Hunter
11 Jan 2021 Teachers As Readers
15 Dec 2020 ReAD Articles Due
8 Dec 2020 An Evening with Zoi Philippakos
1 Dec 2020 2021 Charlotte Award Books
15 Nov 2020 ReAD Articles Due
13 Nov 2020 An Evening with Cornelius Minor
4 Nov 2020 Teachers As Readers
1 Nov 2020 Membership List and Dues Billed
1 Nov 2020 IRS 990 Due
23 Oct 2020 NYSRA BOD & AOD Meetings
15 Oct 2020 An Evening with Donna Scanlon
15 Oct 2020 ReAD Articles Due
7 Oct 2020 Teachers as Readers
4 Oct 2020 Central New York Reading Council's Fall Into Books
1 Oct 2020 Council Fees and Insurance Fee Billed
15 Sep 2020 ReAD Articles Due
1 Aug 2020 Awards and Grants Due
1 Jun 2020 Expense Vouchers Due
31 May 2020 NYSRA Local Council Reports Due
15 May 2020 ReAD Articles Due

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