Welcome To The Greater Washington Reading Council

The Greater Washington Reading Council sets its mission as promoting literacy and literacy education in this Northern Virginia region. A local affiliate of the Virginia State Reading Association, the Greater Washington Reading Council members are committed to supporting teachers, administrators, and the general public in the best practices of literacy instruction, pre-K to college and beyond.

Through professional conferences, an online newsletter, an evolving website, and a members-only journal, the Greater Washington Reading Council works to support the goals of the Virginia State Reading Association and the International Reading Association. Through these professional opportunities and continuing education events we, the members and literacy leaders in our region, assist the children of Northern Virginia in reaching the literacy standards set by the Commonwealth and the robust literacy objectives of the 21st century.  Click Here To Join GWRC!   or, if you need to renew your membership, click here and go to the Member Login!

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Save the Date - Invitation

GWRC members, potential members, teachers, friends and family are Invited to a Back to School Celebration at the Bull Run Winery on Thursday, September 14 from 4:00-7:00 PM. Please join us.

Save The Date!

Our Fall 2017 Conference will take place Thursday, October 19th at The Hyatt Regency located at Fair Lakes Circle in Fairfax. Our featured speaker will be author Kristin Ziemke.

Please Register Using Google Chrome.


Save the Date for A Morning
with Deborah Rose

Greater Washington Reading Council (GWRC) invites you to A Morning with Deborah Rose, author of Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued A Bald Eagle.


Date: October 14, 2017
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

Location: Verizon Auditorium on George Mason University's Science and Technology Campus
(Prince William Campus) 

Spring 2017 Newsletter

GWRC Journal: Making Literacy Connections

The current journal is now online!


Meet The Executive Board!