Read Across America is an annual celebration of reading that culminated this year on March 2, the day after what would have been the 111th birthday of prolific children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known and loved worldwide as Dr. Seuss.
Invite the Cat in the Hat to your school
The Cat in the Hat comes back…and he’s just in time to help your school celebrate NEA’s Read Across America! NJEA members can now request a visit from the Cat himself right online. The first 50 members who register for a visit will receive an authentic red-striped stovepipe hat. Visits begin in early February and continue through the middle of March. Learn more
Promoting your Read Across America event
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
Ready for your 15 minutes of Fame?
How about sending your latest video to SchoolTube? It can be your own music reading video, book trailer, or coverage of a recent event. SchoolTube has created a Read Across America channel just for you. To sign up and share your videos, go to SchoolTube.
Read what members are saying about their Read Across America celebrations when the Cat in the Hat comes to visit!
In the News
- The Cat in the Hat throws a party - Asbury Park Press, March 11, 2015
- Warren Township Schools "Read Across America" - TAPinto.net, March 6, 2015
- Edison Public Schools Celebrate Read Across America During Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Week - TAPinto.net, March 6, 2015
- Cat in the Hat surprises Linden students - myCentralJersey.com, Feb. 12, 2105
- 'Cat in the Hat' visits Clark preschool - nj.com, Feb. 4, 2015