Welcome to the West Jersey Reading Council Website.
WJRC offers comprehensive, professionally enriching programs to area educators, administrators and parents.
WJRC Programs include:
Conferences with nationally renowned and local researchers and authors
A Fall conference with numerous sessions on current educational topics
Exhibits of the latest educational materials
Professional exchange of ideas, methods and technologies.
Who benefits from WJRC membership and its programs:
Basic Skills teachers
Special Education Teachers
mission of the West Jersey Reading Council is to promote literacy in
Burlington and Camden counties through professional development,
active membership, partnership with IRA and NJRA, and dissemination of
pertinent research and practices.
WJRC membership offers:
professional development hours approved by the New Jersey
Department of Education and the Professional Teaching
fall, winter and spring conferences to assist in the development
of teacher training, and to provide opportunities to network
with other professionals
the Margaret A. Cagney Scholarship for graduate study
the Mary Cudemo-Schurig Literacy Award for community
the Celebrate Literacy Award sponsored by IRA for community literacy efforts
professional collaboration through a network of building representatives
reaching out to the local and international communities through
Newspaper In Education, Parents and Reading and support to developing