Read Across America
Grab your hat and read with the Cat!
It’s that time of year again! That’s right, NJEA members, it’s time to don your red and white stovepipe hats and join the nationwide celebration of reading. Monday, March 3, is Read Across America Day, and for the 16th year running, the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) is working together to promote reading and literacy through Read Across America-NJ.
Read Across America is an annual celebration of reading that culminates this year on March 3, the day after what would have been the 110th birthday of prolific children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known and loved worldwide as Dr. Seuss. Learn more
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NJEA publications will cover Read Across America activities in April. If you would like your events considered, send us two or three of the best digital photos of your Read Across America celebration, along with a few sentences describing each photo. Here's how
Promoting your Read Across America events
Read Across America is the perfect occasion to spark community involvement and showcase the great job your school and students are doing. Our public relations tools will help you get noticed. Learn more
Towns all across New Jersey were encouraged to proclaim March 2 as Read Across America Day. By sending in a proclamation, the mayor and council members in that town endorse Read Across America-NJ. Each mayor’s declaration urges their community to commit to engaging in programs and activities to make America’s children the best readers of the world.
Read what members are saying about their Read Across America celebrations when the Cat in the Hat comes to visit! Learn more
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