Pee Dee Chapter of the South Carolina
  International Reading Association

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Our Mission

The mission of the Pee Dee IRA is to foster and advance the importance of reading by organizing and supporting literacy opportunities in our council.

Our Goals

1. Support the mission and purpose of the SCIRA and their goals.

2. To be proactive in revitalizing our council by increasing membership and active participation.

3. Support educators and future educators by offering professional development opportunities.

4. Promote a love and study of literacy by offering grants, scholarships, stipends towards conferences, professional development, and instructional materials.

5. To make legislators aware of the importance of funding and supporting literacy issues that are specific to our region.

6. To nurture the student love of literacy by promoting reading and writing activities/contest in our council area.

Our Membership Area

For reading teachers in the following counties: Williamsburg, Horry, Lee, Clarendon, Florence, Chesterfield, Darlington, Marlboro, Dillion and Marion Counties.

Officers

President - Marcia Hargrave - mhargrave@fsd1.org
Vice President - Lindsey Herring - Lindsey.N.Herring@fsd1.org
Secretary - Linda Dowling - Linda.M.Dowling@fsd1.org

Corresponding Secretary-Bettina Thomas- Bettina.Thomas@fsd1.org

 Membership Director - Nathaniel Marshall - Nathaniel.Marshall@fsd1.org