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Geary County Local Council leadership

PRESIDENT:
Diana Spriggs
diana76@cox.net

VICE-PRESIDENT:
Bev Greenwood
bgreenwood@igroup.kscoxmail.com

 SECRETARY: Linda Hilton
tbear5@cox.net
 TREASURER: Rolinda Smith
rolindasmith@usd475.org

MEMBERSHIP:Erika Hart
erikahart@usd475.org

Honors and awards

Geary County Reading Association:  51 years as a charter council of ILA

GCRA co-hosted the 2002 IRA Regional Conference

GCRA co-hosted the 2003, 2008, and 2015 hosted the KRA State Conference

Schools in the Franklin County council area

Geary: USD #475

Post Apostolic Academy
St. Xavier Catholic School

Special projects

  • Promoting Bill Martin Jr. Books in the schools. The books will be sent around to all elementary schools to be shared with the students.
  • Geary County will sponsor Ethiopia Reads for a State and International Reading Project.
  • Continuing are Young Author’s Project.
  • Provide ILA membership for an individual in a developing country

Geary County Local Council events

  • MORE EVENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Counties in the council area


Local resources

Benefits

  • Professional collaboration
  • Promotion of learning through quality literacy experiences
  • Participating in the Geary County Reading Association benefits your overall professional development and keeps you informed of recent developments in education and reading.

Electronic Book Bag project unveiled

KRA's new Electronic Book Bag project was unveiled at the 2016 Fall Conference. Parents, students, and teachers can utilize these free electronic resources to help students engage and explore BMJ nominated and award winning picture books. Currently there are 5 book bags online with more set to be released in the coming weeks. The new website is located at www.electronicbookbags.org.

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