Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Read Aloud to a Child Week|
The General Assembly has designated the week of October 21-27, 2001, as Read Aloud to a Child Week. Superintendentís Memo No. 148 concerning Read Aloud to a Child Week can be located on the Department of Educationís website at /administrators/superintendents_memos/2001. We encourage all schools to promote reading aloud during this week. On the Read Aloud Virginia website (http://infopowering.lib.va.us/rav), you can find copies of a celebration tip sheet, certificate, sample parentís letter, read aloud brochures, etc.
Further information may be obtained from Barbara F. Jones (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org), specialist for reading and language arts at (804) 786-1997.