Your schools are bustling with activity, but before we get too far into the year, we wanted to share the details of this year's amazing conference. It's hard to believe that this is our fourth annual conference. If you haven't made it to the first three, we hope that you will not miss out this year. We will host it again at Central Virginia Community College in Merritt Hall, Lynchburg, Virginia. We'll begin with a light breakfast and networking time from 8:30-9:00 followed by our keynote address and two breakout sessions. Then, we'll come together for door prizes and the kick off of this year's Young Writers Contest. We have kept the cost the same as last year with one BIG change. All attendees will join PARC ($30 cost) AND all who join PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1ST, get to come for FREE!!!! From September 1st until Conference day, the fee will be just an extra $15 ($45 total) By making all attendees members, all have the opportunity to apply for grants, attend...
Welcome Summer! Your teachers, staff, and students are ready for those words to take action, and some are already out! No matter your status, we want to share with you important dates to add to your calendar for this summer and early fall. ...
It's almost May, and now is the best time to start thinking about ways to keep our young kids learning through the summer. There is a TON of research showing how summer learning loss impacts our most fragile kids. Much of it comes down to access to books, so what can we do to plan for learning activities NOW to avoid the lack of access later? ...