There are many award winning authors scheduled to present at the 2016 KSRA Conference this fall. If you are looking for a literacy speaker to come to your school, please consider one of the following.
Barb Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org) will coordinate a perfect school visit for you. The authors include:
Lindsay Barrett George
Sneed B. Collard III
Kelly Starling Lyons
Contact Patti Sollenberger at Reading Matters (email@example.com) if you wish to schedule one of the following:
Sara Holbrook and Michael Salinger
Lisa and Robert Papp
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Elvira Woodruff and Jerry Pallotta also will be featured at the conference and they would appreciate school visits as well. If you or someone you know is interested, please visit their websites for their contact information.
KSRA is pleased to announce that ILA has recognized KSRA with the 2016 ILA Public Awareness Achievement Council Award. The award recognizes KSRA for, “The outstanding work demonstrated by Keystone State Reading Association exemplifies your dedication to advocating for literacy professionals within your state.” Congratulations to all who have helped make KSRA a leading advocate for literacy issues in Pennsylvania.Read More
Preschool: Number One Sam by Greg Pizzoli
Primary: Dozer’s Run:The True Story of a Dog and His Run by Debbie Levy with Rosana Panza
Intermediate: Rags: Hero dog of World War I: A True Story by Margot Theis Raven
Information on the 2016-2017 Book Awards can be found by clicking here.Read More
- ILA Award of Excellence -Awarded to state and provincial associations that have distinguished themselves through organizing and implementing a wide range of programs and activities in their state or province that (a) serve and support councils and members, (b) contribute to education, and (c) coincide with and support the programs and goals of the Association.
- Advocacy Award – Awarded to state and provincial councils that demonstrate how they are working to affect educational policy and legislation through effective advocacy at the local, state/provincial, and/or national levels.
These awards reflect the dedication of our volunteer leaders and the support of our membership. Thank you for helping to make KSRA an effective voice for literacy education in Pennsylvania and beyond!Read More
The 2016 Families and Reading Month (April) materials are now available. Click here to access these wonderful resources from KSRA!Read More