Two Rivers Reading Council

Become a Member of this Professional Organization- 2 for 1!

Benefits of Two Rivers Reading Council & IRC Membership

Local Level Benefits & State Level Benefits

Align with the Danielson Evaluation Framework


• Author Events • FREE local Professional Development • Reading with Santa • Networking • Awards/ Scholarships • Service Opportunities


Domain 1: Planning and Preparation • Illinois Reads Project • IRC Awards & Grants • Raise A Reader Program

Domain 2: Classroom Environment • IRC Book Club (15 PD hours given)

Domain 3: Instruction • Wired Wednesday Webinars (PD hours given) • IRC Professional Development Services • IRC Library • Literacy Links • IRC Live Binder

Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities • IRC Conference with Authors and Researchers • Professional Networking • IRC Journal • IRC Communicator• IRC iCommunicator

Sign up today to become an active member and receive all the benefits...

Be a TRRC Representative for your school

Are you interested in being "active" in your local reading council? If so, we'd like you to help us spread the news about our upcoming events. We treat our reps well....we celebrate YOU with a back to school dinner, a bulletin board contest, a membership contest, etc. If you are interested in applying email us at by August 1st to get in on the back to school dinner.

Tentative dinner is August 25th at Bourbonnais Monical's.

SAVE THE DATE! Grapes & Hops Membership Drive, September 1, 4:30 PM

Come network with colleagues to learn about all the advantages of joining TRRC/ IRC at Grapes & Hops, Kankakee, IL..

Become a new member during the week of the event and receive $5 off the yearly membership (Paper applications only).

If you can not make it or cannot give your application to a representative, you can always register online for the already low price of: $45 - One year membership $25 - Preservice Teacher membership anytime.

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Reading: Unlocking Opportunities
September 29-October 1, 2016
Peoria, Illinois

Thousands of literacy advocates, educators, and researchers will gather from September 29-October 1, 2016 for the 49th Annual IRC Conference, Reading: Unlocking Opportunities, at the Peoria Civic Center and Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel in Peoria, Illinois.

Click the link below to sign up TODAY!

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Congratulations IRC Literacy Support Grant Receipients

Two Rivers member, Christina Basham, was awarded $600 for her literacy initiative entitled "Camp Out with A Good Book!" Congratulations Christina! We can't wait to see photos from your event.

Two Rivers and CIRP member, Roxanne Forgrave, was awarded $800 for the literacy initiative, "Middle School Motivation". Congratulations Roxanne! You always come up with fabulous events to benefit our local council members.

Officers 2016-2017

Two Rivers Reading Council would like to announce the executive board officers for the upcoming year.

Co-President, Tricia Nagel

Co-President, Julie Steinke

President Elect, Christine Throop

Vice President, Jamie Matthews

Treasurer, Roxanne Forgrave

Corresponding Secretary, Becky Selk

Recording Secretary, Jennifer Donovan

Publicity, Sarah Hartman & Marilyn Cordes

Membership, Marilyn Cordes & Beth Sutter

Welcome and we look forward to planning events for the upcoming year.