Welcome to Reading Council

Mission Statement

The International Reading Association is a professional organization concerned with the promotion of literacy, with specific emphasis on reading, language, and thinking. Its primary purposes are to promote quality reading and language arts instruction at all levels of reading and maturity consistent with each individual’s unique capacity.

Goals

1. Promote child and adult literacey at BHSU
2. Promote reading comprehension strategies within the classroom
3. Work toward the SD Golden Seal Award
4. Work toward the IRA Honor Council Award
5. Recruit new members

Reading Council Meeting Dates

 

Month

Date(s)

Events

September

14

First meeting of the year

September

29

Kiddie's Carnival @ 4:00

October

5

 

October

19

 

November

2

 

November

16

 

Novmeber

17-19

Fall Scholastic Book Fair

January

25

 

February

8

 

February

22

 

March

15

 

March

16-18

Spring Scholastic Book Fair

March

29

 

April

12

Last meeting of the year

 

Black Hills State University

Contact Information

Black Hills State University
Reading Council
1200 University St. Unit 9118
Spearfish,SD 57799