GREATER PARADISE VALLEY READING COUNCIL INFORMATION
The Greater Paradise Valley Reading Council (GPVRC) is an affiliate of the Arizona Reading Association. Both
organizations work with the International Reading Association to promote literacy before and after children enter
school. Local, regional and international councils provide information and workshops to support individual members
in promoting and advancing language arts skills. In addition, they advocate for policies and practices that support all
GREATER PARADISE VALLEY READING COUNCIL: 2013-2014 SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS
Paradise Valley USD, 15002 N. 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ in the Burgundy Room
3:30-4:00 PM Networking 4:00-6:00 PM Meeting and Program
Thursday, September 12, 2013: "Celebrating Picture Books--Not Just for Kids
Thursday, October 10, 2013: Wild Connections-Literacy with Eric Proctor, Wildlife Education Coordinator, Arizona Game & Fish.
Saturday, November 2, 2013: ARA Institute--Dr. Douglas Fisher+The Common Core. See details at www.arizonareadingassociation.org
Thursday, December 12, 2013: Best of the Best -- Everything Seuss-facilitated by Julie Berlin. PVUSD Prof. Development Specialist
Thursday, January 9: Learn a Story Fast presented by Liz Warren, Director of South Mountain CC Storytelling Institute
Thursday, February 13: The Healing Power of Writing presented by Mary Lee B. Simpson, Certified Applied Poetry Facilitator
Thursday, March 13, 2014: Calling All Library Lovers
Thursday, April 10: Vision and Reading presented by Jennifer Keller, MEd, Vision Skills Therapist
Thursday, May 8, 2014: Choices - Best Books of the Year presented by Gudrun Godare & Lisa Morris Wilkey, ARA Board Members
THE NATIONAL STORYTELLING NETWORK www.storynet.com
The National Storytelling Network is a "non-profit organization dedicated to preserve, perpetuate and celebrate storytelling and to nurture the storytelling community of tellers, audiences and enthusiasts." (Storytelling Magazine, July/August, 2000) This organization publishes the Storytelling Magazine, sponsors conferences and workshops and is an invaluable resource for your storytelling needs. Requests for information about membership, advertising, copies of the Storytelling Magazine and other questions, write to NSN, P.O. Box 795, Jonesborough, TN, 37659, or to the e-mail address above.
NSN Mission Statement: The National Storytelling Network brings together and supports individuals and organizations that use the power of story in all its forms. We advocate for the preservation and growth of the art of storytelling. -- NSN Board of Directors 10/10/09.