Minnesota Reading Association

Twin Cities Area Reading Council

 Twin Cities Area Reading Council Blog: http://tcarc.blogspot.com/    


Dr. Jillian Maxe


Vice President
Beth Flottmeier

Neva Stoebner

Sue Braithwaite


Member at Large

Maurna Rome maurnarome@gmail.com

Member at Large
Sarah Haskett-Rutledge

Past President
Kathryn Fox

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  Twin Cities Area Reading Council - January 2018


Greetings from the Twin Cities Area Reading Council!

GREETINGS from Twin Cities Area Reading Council (TCARC)!

We hope you are finding ways to start the new year fresh and open to new literacy ideas! Welcome to our new members! We are excited to share our TCARC 2018 upcoming collaborative literacy opportunities! Please see details below and check the website links for registration information or for additional details.

We hope to see you soon!

Happy reading!

Jill Maxe, TCARC President and the TCARC Board

Upcoming Events:


TCARC and Scholastic Education invite you to join us for a day of learning with literacy expert and international presenter Pam Allyn. 

Pam Allyn

Every Child a Super Reader!


Saturday February 24, 2018

8:15am - 12:30 pm

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center - Dan Patch Hall 

11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington, MN 55437


Visit mnreading.org!

Download Pam Allyn flyer here.

Check out this video clip: Pam Allyn & Ernest Morrell Video Clip - Super Readers!

Celebrate Literacy Young Authors Celebration 

Celebrate Literacy 2017.18.pdf

The Minnesota Reading Association is again sponsoring a writing award for the K-12 students of our members. Students may submit an original written piece to be enjoyed by their peers. Winners will be recognized on the MRA website as well as at our Celebrate Literacy Reception in May 2018 (specific date TBD).

The writing submitted can be fiction or nonfiction from one of the following genres that is focused on our themes that promote kindness and empathy within The Global Kindness Project.

Note: We are accepting your top three student writing pieces per classroom!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Friday, April 6th, 2018

Celebrate Literacy Young Author’s Recognition

When: May (specific date TBD)

Where: Davis Center, 1250 West Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis 55411

Spread the Word about TCARC!

Do you have a friend or colleague who is looking to expand or enrich their professional development opportunities and experiences? Would you like to get more involved with leadership opportunities with TCARC? Please contact us! Share your love of the Minnesota Reading Association and TCARC with colleagues! For more information please visit the Twin Cities Area Reading Council homepage as well as the Twin Cities Area Reading Council Blogspot. You can also follow us on Twitter

  Sincerely, Twin Cities Area Reading Council
Dr. Jillian Maxe, President
Beth Flottmeier, Vice President
Neva Stoebner, Secretary and Treasurer
Susan Braithwaite, Membership and Communications
Sarah Haskett-Rutledge, Member at Large
Maurna Rome, Member at Large
Kathryn Fox, Past President
If you have questions, please contact Jill Maxe at jill.maxe@spps.org
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