Shenandoah Valley Reading Council
Welcome to the SVRC website!
Who We Are
Board of Directors
Benefits of Membership
Long Range Plans
Pizza and Pinterest
Mocha and Mingle at the Green Valley Book Fair
VA Readers' Choice
Hall of Councils
SVRC News Updates
Professional Book Recommendations
Children's and Young Adult Literature Recommendations
Authors & Illustrators on Twitter
Legislative Contact Information
Teacher of the Year
Current Teacher of the Year
Teacher of the Year Application
Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley Reading Council website!
The purpose of the council is:
To form a partnership with the International Reading Association by promoting membership and participating in IRA-sponsored activities;
To encourage the study of reading problems and the various factors that influence progress in reading;
To stimulate and promote research in the field of literacy;
To publish the results of pertinent and significant investigations and practices;
To assist in the development of improved teacher-training programs;
To serve as mentors to those entering the teaching profession;
To act as a clearinghouse for information relating to literacy;
To provide forums where educators can come together for ongoing professional development;
When appropriate, to organize to influence legislative policy for the betterment of literacy instruction;
To promote mutual understanding, recognition, and cooperation among educators in elementary, middle, and high schools,| special areas, colleges and universities, and leadership positions.
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