Winter News 2016

Two Rivers Reading Council

New Year, New Opportunities

Welcome 2016! Two Rivers Executive Board Members would like to wish you a Happy New Year! We have several exciting professional development opportunities for you to participate in for the remainder of this school year. One such opportunity is coming up on Tuesday, February 23rd. Join us to hear Michael Carton discuss Legos, Literacy and 21st Century Skills. Scroll down to see the flyer for more information and to sign up!


Congratulations to Sheryl Orr! She was the winner of the membership contest. Her name was drawn out among the new and renewed members of TRRC between Aug-Oct. 2015. She won a $100 Hotels.com gift certificate.


TRRC would like to thank all of the building reps who participated in our Bulletin Board contest. The winners were pre-service teachers, Brittany Reilly and Alissa Combe from Olivet Nazarene University and they received Barnes & Noble gift cards. We also wanted to recognize those hard working teachers who went above and beyond to help spread the word of our fabulous organization by displaying bulletin boards at their schools. We thanked them with a Barnes and Noble gift card. Thank you to Mary Fitzpatrick, Lisa Homerding, Melody Orth. Your displays were awesome!


Most of our board members attended the Illinois Reading Conference in Peoria, IL this past fall. A great time was had by all. So many fabulous educators gathering in one place to share their love of literacy and learning! TRRC is pleased to announce that we won FIRST PLACE for our Hall of Council display. Check out the pictures of some of the fun that was had.


Remember to take time to visit the Illinois Reading Council website at

www.illinoisreadingcouncil.org. Opportunities and information abound; such as, Wired Wednesdays, Angel Funds, 2016 IRC conference information, other councils’ events, etc.

Remember, being a part of a professional organization is an important component for your teacher evaluation.

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Photos from IRC Conference

Photos from STEM event