Phoenix West Reading Council Officers 2016-2017
PWRC is a local council whose mission is to promote literacy in the community. Our focus is classroom teachers who have a passion for reading.
Presidents: Marti Noland firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Giacomucci email@example.com
Vice President: Melissa Selby Ireadeveryday20@gmail.com
Treasurer: Pat Shontz firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership: Sara Mendoz email@example.com
Phoenix West Reading Council Calendar of Events 2016-2017
August 20, 2016
Meet and Greet
Starbuck's on 7th Street and Thunderbird
Pass out calendars, grants, buy books.
Free coffee, pizza, and classroom giveaways
September 8, 2016
Using a mentor text to teach writing
Debra LaPlante at Gardner's
Pizza and root beer
$5 for members, $10 for non-members
October 27, 2016
Effective Reading Strategies and review Teachers as Readers title: Mr. Lumincello's Library
November 4, 2016
Details and Registration Form at www.arizonareadingassociation.org
November 29, 2016
Topic: Reading good books to writing good books. Jack will give you tips on how to use hands on creative writing forms in the classroom. He will cover "finding good story content, applying story structure, and focused rewrites
Non-members $10, Members free
Reserved seating: Only have 60 seats available
Please RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
January 19, 2017
Mary Wong's House with Jo
Review Teachers as Readers title: Some Girls, Some Hats, and Hitler.
Jo's topic: Readers Theatre, an Effective Strategy for Differentiated Instruction
5:30-7:30 p.m. dessert and coffee
February 25, 2017
Topic: Dyslexia, Part 2 with special speakers and lessons.
Non-members $25 preregistered, $30 at the door.
Members $15 preregistered, $20 at the door
Grand Canyon University
To preregister, you will need to mail cash or check to 2529 E. Lupine, Phx, 85028
March 11, 2017
Dr. Seuss activities
Starbucks - 7th Street and Thunderbird.
April 27, 2017
End of the year dinner
Location to be determined.
Last review of Teachers as Readers. Title: Under a Painted Sky.
Present summer book programs from the libraries.
Install officers for the new year.