April Giveaway

Calling all OCRA followers!! For the month of April, OCRA wants to give YOU Amazon gift cards!  Tag anyone who doesn't already follow OCRA in THIS POST to be entered to win a $25 Amazon gift card!  You can tag up to ten people for a total of ten entries into the drawing. If the person you tag starts to follow OCRA, they too will be entered into the drawing! (Then they can tag up to ten MORE people!)  It’s that simple! Last day to tag people is Thursday, April 30th! Ready? S...
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Online Learning Resources

OCRA has put together some of our favorite resources to help support parents & teachers through this difficult time. Please reach out to us if you have any questions. We're here to help! readwithOCRA@gmail.com Orange County Department of Education resources, K-12 Learn to Code at Home ST Math, K-6 Writing Tips from author, Kate DiCamillo Make your own Document Camera Digital Cooking Class Every Weekday Over 30 Virtual Field Trips History for Kids, K-6 Varsity Tu...
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Reader’s Workshop Event 2.29.20

See photos from A Closer Look at Reader's Workshop & access presenter powerpoints! Thank you to all new and veteran educators who attended our spring professional develop workshop, A Closer Look at Reading Workshop. We appreciate your engagement, enthusiasm and discussion centered on this important work. If you missed a session or did not get to attend, feel free to access the presenter powerpoints below. We would be happy to address any comments or questions you may have. Happy teac...
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Award Spotlight

Each year, the Orange County Reading Association recognizes one deserving classroom teacher, school principal, literacy coach or other educator in Orange County who exemplifies OCRA’s spirit of outstanding contribution to literacy.  This year, OCRA is proud to award Carrie Pavlik with the Outstanding Contribution to Literacy Award for 2019. Carrie is the Library Technician at Jordan Elementary School in Orange Unified School District.  Colleagues and other educators in the distr...
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OCRA Meetings

Monthly meetings are open to all OCRA board members, educators, families or community members. To become a member, join today: OCRA MEMBERSHIP Monday, September 16thMonday, October 21stMonday, November 18thMonday, December 30th (Holiday Party)Monday, January 27thMonday, February 24thMonday, March 30th via ZOOMMonday, April 27th via ZOOMMonday, May 18th (Installation Dinner TBD)  *All Meetings will also be available on Zoom *Additional Meetings for Committee Planning will be determi...
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