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VCR logoWelcome to the Vermont Council on Reading!

We are an all volunteer organization committed to offering excellent professional development in literacy to the teachers of Vermont. We have brought a host of literacy leaders to Vermont, including Lester Laminack, Katie Wood Ray, Ralph Fletcher, Penny Kittle, Marge Lipson, Barry Lane, Aimee Buckner, Timothy Rasinski, Sara Holbrook, Kathryn Au, Michael Opitz, Donalyn Miller,Gay Su Pinnell, Lucy Calkins, and most recently Jennifer Seravallo and Tanya Lee Stone!

Vermont Council on Reading

2019 Spring Conference

Save the Date!

Donalyn Miller and Kate Messner are coming to Vermont on

Friday, April 12, 2019

Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center

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Donnalynn Miller
Donnalyn Miller has taught upper elementary and middle school students in northeast Texas and received TCTELA’s 2018 Edmund J. Farrell Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to literacy education. She is the author of several books about engaging children with reading, including The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild. Donalyn is the co-founder of the popular blog, The Nerdy Book Club, and co-hosts the monthly Twitter chat #titletalk.
Kate Messner
Kate Messner is passionately curious and writes books that encourage kids to wonder, too. Her titles include award-winning picture books like Over and Under the Pond, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Over and Under the Pond, The Brilliant Deep, and How to Read a Story; novels that tackle real-world issues like Breakout, All the Answers, and The Seventh Wish; mysteries and thrillers like Capture the Flag, Eye of the Storm, and Wake Up Missing; the Fergus and Zeke easy reader series; and the popular Ranger in Time chapter book series about a time-traveling search and rescue dog.

Vermont Council on Reading (VCR) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit. Its mission is to promote effective reading and literacy programs at all levels. The Vermont Council on Reading accomplishes this mission by providing professional development opportunities in the form of conferences, courses and journal articles.

The Vermont Council on Reading is a membership organization with currently over 200 members. Membership affords each person discounts to the annual conferences, publications mailed throughout the year as well as the opportunity to be part of and/or vote for the slate of offices held by the VCR Executive Board of Directors.

The Vermont Council on Reading has representation from all regions of the state. Check here to see the REGIONS. This will help you know which Director works in your area.