DuBOIS — The National Educators’ Association Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2 — Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Juniata Elementary School was one of the area school’s which participated and had members from the community read to students on Friday.
Those who read Dr. Seuss’s books included DuBois City Manager John “Herm” Suplizio, DuBois Police Chief Blaine Clark, DuBois Dream Team owner and player Albert Varacallo, Julie Felix of BigFoot radio station and Greater DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jodi August.
NEA’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.
NEA’s Read Across America also provides NEA members, parents, caregivers, and children the resources and activities they need to keep reading on the calendar 365 days a year.
In cities and towns across the nation, teachers, teenagers, librarians, politicians, actors, athletes, parents, grandparents, and others develop NEA’s Read Across America activities to bring reading excitement to children of all ages.