The mission of the Capital Reading Council is to promote literacy and provide professional growth for members of the council on literacy related issues.
Capital Reading Council is a local council of the International Reading Association and the Keystone State Reading Association, serving Harrisburg, PA and the surrounding area.
New! Send a thank you letter to Secretary Rivera! Secretary Rivera, PDE Secretary has placed a moratorium on certification via add-on testing. Please use the sample letter below to send him your thanks. Click here for the letter.
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Capital Reading Council has received the Exemplary Reading Council Award from the Keystone State Reading Association in the following program years: 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015
Capital Reading Council has received the President's Leadership Award from the Keystone State Reading Association in the following program years: 2002-2003, 2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015
The Capital Reading Council was formed in 1966. The council celebrated 30 years of contribution toward the promotion of reading instruction in the 1996-1997 program year and 40 years in the 2006-2007 program year. we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary in the fall of 2016.