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The Hidden Valley Reading Council is affiliated with the Wisconsin State Reading Association (WSRA). The council is composed of teachers, librarians, administrators, educations students, researchers, parents, professors, reading specialists and others who are interested in promoting lifelong literacy. HVRC provides individuals in the tri-state numerous opportunities to discuss reading issues, keep current on reading research and strategies, foster common understanding and cooperative work in a professional learning community, and promote the enjoyment of reading.

Serving the following communities: Argyle Lancaster Barneveld Mineral Point Benton Mt. Hope Belmont Patch Grove Blackhawk Pecatonica Boscobel Platteville Brodhead Potosi Cassville Prairie du Chien Cuba City Richland Center Darlington Riverdale Dodgeville River Ridge Fennimore River Valley Hazel Green Shullsburg Highland Southwestern Iowa Grant Spring Green Ithaca Wauzeka-Steuben

Contact the HVRC at [email protected]

2018-2019 HVRC Leaders

Kristi Burch-Zimmerman [email protected]

Tabitha Devine [email protected]

Bridget Bender [email protected]

Michelle Mueller [email protected]

Allie Harris [email protected]

Our theme this year is: Engaged and Enthusiastic Educators Focused on Literacy Best Practices

Location: Double K’s Bar and Grill in Downtown Boscobel

Time: 5:30pm

November 20, 2018

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Program: Reading Best Practices for Balanced Literacy presented by Stacia Kohlstadt

January 15, 2019

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Program: Mindfully Implementing Research-Based Practice presented by Deb Zarling

April 16, 2019

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Program: Getting Them to Want To: Promoting Joyous Effort in Classroom Literacy Programs presented by Michael Ford

June 11, 2019  

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Program: **11:00 AM** Celebration and Literacy Best Practice Showcase


HVRC Membership for 1 year September 1, 2018-September 1, 2019
Regular Membership-$15
Pre-service university students- $5

Send check payable to Hidden Valley Reading Council
Mail to: Bridget Bender Boscobel Elementary
200 Buchanan St.
Boscobel, WI 53805