Fall Newsletter 2018

Interactive Read Aloud Across the Curriculum

Please join us for an evening of an in depth study of using Interactive Read Alouds in the classroom presented by Pat Braun. Experience the possibilities and rationale for reading aloud to all ages and in all subject areas. The presentation includes ideas for interactive reading aloud from nonfiction books, vocabulary activities to expand the potential for reading aloud, and a bibliography of good nonfiction read alouds. This is a speaker you will not want to miss!

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Where: So Chic, 111 Washington, Morton, IL

Time: Registration 4:30-5:00 pm. with a light dinner

Business Meeting: 5:00

Presentation: 5:30

Fee: None

RSVP: or

Professional hours available - please provide EIN# when registering.

Mark Your Calendar!


October 4-6 "Read the World" Illinois Reading Council Conference in Peoria

October 30 "Interactive Read Aloud" Event in Morton


January 24 - "Wiring the Brain for Reading" by Marilee Sprenger at Pekin Public Library

April 3 - Wednesday Webinar showing at Morton Theater - "Cafe Instruction Model"

October 3-5 IRC Conference

October 10-13 ILA Conference in New Orleans

Meet the Illinois Valley Reading Council Executive Board

Regetta Wharram - President

Nancy Brush -President Elect

Renee Coile - Treasurer

Janine Weyland - Membership

Jill Veskauf - Secretary