Who: Pam Allyn,
award-winning literacy advocate and co-author of "Every Child A Super
What: Families as
Reading Partners Night. The first 250 families will receive free books from
When: Monday, 6 p.m.
Where: Liberty High
How can we truly tap into the superpowers inside each
and every child? How can we create a world for our children in which
they can raise their voices and become empowered as readers, writers, and
thinkers? How can we tap into children's strengths--strengths that make them
strong, confident, and curious at school and at home?
The School District
of Pickens County is hosting a Families as Reading Partners Night with
world-renowned literacy expert Pam Allyn to help parents bring out the Super
Reader in each child. In this session, Pam will share dynamic and practical
ways to help children become motivated readers and writers through powerful
routines, engaging environments, and other compelling habits.
Pam Allyn is an
award-winning, advocate, author, and motivational speaker on literacy. She is
the founding director of LitWorld, a global literacy initiative serving
children across the United States and in more than 60 countries. She is the
recipient of the 2013 Scholastic Literacy Champion Award, and is the Global
Ambassador for Scholastic's "Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life"
campaign. She is the author of 26 books for educators, leaders, and families on
reading, writing, and quality learning. Her most recent book is "Every
Child a Super Reader: 7 Strengths to Open a World of Possible"
(Scholastic, 2015), co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morell. Pam is featured widely
in traditional press and on social media as a literacy expert for both home and
The event will be at
6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 10, at the Liberty High School auditorium.
Admission is free, and the first 250 families will receive free children's
books from Scholastic.