Sue Codere Kelly1

Michigan Reading Association
 
Empowering all Michigan Students and Educators through Literacy

Copper Country Reading Council

Mission: Fostering literacy for a lifetime in Michigan's Copper Country.

Website

Membership Information:
$10 - Non-student Membership
$5 - Student Membership

Events:

September 17  Dee Stadium  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Parade of Nations Book Sale
The CCRC will have their annual used book sale —— volunteers needed! Stop by and pick up a book.  Drop donation books off at the Dee on 9/17.
 
September 19  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
 
October 10
Registration Deadline
Online Teacher PD, Reading Unbound: targets secondary teachers. For more info:  evjohnso@mtu.edu
 
October 20  Alumni Lounge at Michigan Tech  5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Presentation by Aimee Bissonette: Cyber Law for Classrooms
Teacher Enrichment PD.This event will be hosted by the CCRC, MTU’s Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences and English Education Program.
 
October 21  Carnegie Museum Community Room, 105 Huron St, Houghton  5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Membership Social and Aimee Bissonette meet and greet
North Wood Kids project "kick-off"
 
October 24  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
 
November 1  Portage Lake District Library  5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Reading Unbound PD info meeting
(receive books and information)
 
November 14  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
November 15  Online 
Reading Unbound PD session 1
 
November 17  Barkell Elementary  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Presentation by Barkell Elementary teachers Laura Larson and Jennifer Davidson: Writer's Workshop
Teacher Enrichment PD: SCECHs available.
 
November 28  Rozsa Center  TBD
Home for the Holidays Book Sale
The CCRC will have a  book sale - volunteers needed! Stop by and pick up a book.
 
 
December 5  Jennifer Davidson's house  6:00 p.m.
Holiday BYOBook Social
Bring a book to share with the group and a dish to pass. More information to come!
 
December 15  Online 
Reading Unbound PD session 2
 
December 15  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Presentation by PLDL Community Programs Director Chris Alquist: Book Clubs and Library Resources
Teacher Enrichment PD: SCECHs available
 
 
January 15  Online 
Reading Unbound PD session 3
 
January 16 Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
January 19  Alumni Lounge at Michigan Tech  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Presentation by Michigan Reading Association President Sean Kottke - Adolescent Boys, Literature & Shakespeare

Teacher Enrichment PD: SCECHs available. This session will be hosted by the CCRC and the MTU English Education program

 

 

February 16  CC Community Arts Center  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Presentation by CLK Art Teacher Susan Rosemurgy: Hand-made Books
Teacher Enrichment PD: SCECHs available.

February 20  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
 
March 13  CC Awakening Heart Yoga  6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Presentation by Yoga Instructor Connie Hawley: Yoga for Teachers and Students
Teacher Enrichment PD: SCECHs available.
 
March 20  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
 
April 17  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
April 19  CLK  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Presentation by CLK Teachers Julie Fenton, Amy Hakala, Kathy Wetton, Matthew Hampton and Julie Giachino: "Lesson Study"
Teacher Enrichment PD: SCECHs available.
 
 
May 15  Portage Lake District Library  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting
 
May (TBD date and location)
End-of-Year Celebration and Keweenaw Reads Kickoff
We will celebrate another great year of the CCRC and get rolling with the KeweenawReads book.

Board:
President - Evelyn Johnson - evjohnso@mtu.edu
Vice President - Jennifer Davidson - jdavidson@hancock.k12.mi.us
Treasurer - Kathleen Harter - kathleenharter@yahoo.com
Membership - Elizabeth Fujita - liz@mtu.edu