311 Event Why Read Making the Case for Passionate Reading

*Why Read? Making the Case for Passionate Reading*
Guest speakers will address the need for passionate reading in our
standardized times and help teachers, librarians, and authors inspire a new
generation of readers.

•Dr. Shelley Stagg Peterson, IRA board member and Professor of Literacy,
University of Toronto
•Steven Sheinkin, author of The Notorious Benedict Arnold and National Book
Award Finalist Bomb
•Matthew McElligott, author and illustrator of Even Aliens Need Snacks and

*Location:*The Century House,997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110
*Date:*Mar 11 (Mon), 2013
*Time:*4:00-8:00 p.m.
*Fee:*$40 Check to: Susan Moose, ACARC Membership chair, PO Box 420,
Stillwater, NY 12170 Includes dinner: Choose Chicken, Salmon, or Vegetarian

Register on-line<https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13206&I=1285235&H=1>for
professional development certificate (Your registration is finalized
when your form and check are received by ACARC) *Reservations are required
by March 1* so please reserve your spot today by returning the
a check to: Susan Moose, ACARC Membership chair, PO Box 420,
Stillwater, NY 12170. Questions: acarcny at gmail.com
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