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Join educators from all over the state in the online WINTER 2022  IRC BOOK CLUB that will begin on January 23, 2022!  Choose one or two books!

Read, reflect on, and respond to Passionate Readers: The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child by Pernille Ripp and/or Welcome to Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students with a Model That Works by Stacey Shubitz and Lynne R. Dorfman.  Beginning January 23, these seven-week online discussions will help you learn the five keys to creating a passionate reading environment or how to create a thriving writing workshop.  Participants who complete all assignments will be eligible to receive 15 PD clock hours for each book club.    Participants who complete one book club during the winter will have the opportunity to participate in the other one during the spring session.

Required for participation:

  • Gmail address (free at  The Book Club uses Google Classroom, which does not work with Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail, etc.  
  • Texts:  Passionate Readers by Pernille Ripp is available through Routledge ( and Welcome to Writing Workshop by Stacey Shubitz and Lynne R. Dorfman is available through Stenhouse Publishing (

Register by January 15, 2022, to participate in the book club.  Registration is FREE for IRC Members.  The cost for non-members is $45, which includes IRC membership for one year.  

PLEASE NOTE:  The cost of book is not included. 

Register Today!