Chesapeake Reading Council
Chesapeake, Virginia
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Chesapeake Reading Council 
VSRA Reading Teacher of the Year

Chesapeake Reading Council's Reading Teacher of the Year, Heather Waild, has been selected as the Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA) Reading Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Waild is an exceptional first grade teacher at Portlock Primary School who is dedicated to her students.  The VSRA has recognized Mrs. Waild for her many contributions to literacy such as earning $2,000 in grant money, maintaining a reading resource blog for teachers, serving as past president of the CRC and making presentations at VSRA conferences. 



Chesapeake Reading Council

needs you for the 2017-2018 school year.  Our annual membership drive will begin in August, and you can sign up by clicking on

T-Shirts are NOW available for SALE!!!
Our t-shirts support this year's VSRA theme: 
Literacy: The Root of All Learning.  
The front is as pictured above and the back shows our CRC logo with the name of our sponsor, Towne Bank.  

We are offering Crew-necks in sizes Small to 3X (V-Necks are currently SOLD OUT).  We also have Crew-necks available in Youth Small.  We are able to place orders for youth sizes and adult sizes up to 5X.  You can order a single shirt or order for a group.  

This year, adult shirts are a supremely soft heather green.  ALL shirts are available for $10.  We will accept cash or checks made payable to CRC.  If you are interested in buying a shirt, please contact Vicki Mayfield.  Make sure you specify what size t-shirt you wish to purchase along with your name and the name of the school where it can be delivered.

The Chesapeake Reading Council (CRC) is a public service organization devoted to promoting literacy throughout our city and to fostering a lifelong pursuit of reading.  The Council is concerned with all aspects of reading and writing.

The CRC has been chartered for over 43 years and is a vital force in reading education throughout the City of Chesapeake.  Working in all Chesapeake public schools and in the community, we support children, parents, teachers, school administrators and community leaders by providing programs and resources which support literacy and literacy education.

Membership in the CRC includes elementary, middle and secondary school personnel, central administration staff, and members of the community at large.  The Chesapeake Reading Council is an affiliate of the Virginia State Reading Association and the International Literacy Association.


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