Newsletter February 2016

 
 
 

 
Arkansas Reading Association E-News     February 2016  
 

       PROPOSALS SOUGHT FOR 2016 CONFERENCE  


Proposals are being accepted for Arkansas Reading Association's 2016 Literacy Conference.  ARA is encouraging classroom teachers and others to share "what's working" in their classrooms!

As a way of thanking presenters, ARA provides a reduced registration cost (1/2 price, one per session).  

Click here to submit a proposal.                                             

                               

ADMINISTRATOR IN READING NOMINATIONS    


 

Applications for Administrator in Reading are due March 1, 2016. The purpose of this award is to recognize administrators in the state of Arkansas who have significantly contributed to the improvement of reading instruction and/or who have promoted lifetime reading habits.   

The awardee will be recognized at the ARA Literacy Luncheon in July, will receive free conference registration, and be asked to share insights at the Literacy Conference in the fall.                                       

This is a great way to honor your administrator! Click here for an application.

If you have questions please contact: Kaila.Murphy@arkadelphiaschools.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ARA MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR SOUGHT

ARA is currently seeking a new Director of Membership (DOM).   Duties include actively encouraging membership in ARA and ILA, maintaining the member data base, and serving as ex officio member on the Executive Board.  This person must be a member in good standing of ILA and ARA and must have served as a Director of Membership of a local council. Duties will begin in July of 2016. Deadline:.                                         

If you or anyone you know is interested in serving in this important position, please email Susan@arareading.org. on or before February 20.

 

FREE LIVE VIDEO CONFERENCE WITH STEPHAN PASTIS

Join author of the Timmy Failure series and creator of the popular syndicated comic strip, Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis, for a live Q&A on Monday, February 22nd at 10 AM ESTClick here for more information and to sign up your classroom! This international video conference will last one hour.

ARA'S WEB - www.arareading.org

Have you visited ARA's web page lately? Enjoy blogging with Alyson Low, get information on grants, update your membership (or change your membership profile), get updated conference information.  

 

SEARK READING COUNCIL YOUNG WRITERS 

 

Congratulations to the Young Writers Award Winners!  Lane Berryman -  Pricilia Tinajero -  Carley Whitehurst -  Patience Berry -  Drew Burton. 

 

 

NWA Council News

Go, Dog, Go!  Meeting with Northwest Arkansas Reading Council March 5, 2016, 12:30 - 1:45.

 

 

 

 

 

 

White River Reading Council

White River Reading Council members enjoyed a paint party with Julie Reardon on October 5.  

                                     
 
 
 
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