Friends and Sponsors

Nevada Reading Week Conference 2018

Nevada Humanities

The Nevada Reading Week Project in partnership with the Sierra Arts Foundation is supported by Nevada Humanities and by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Nevada Department of Education

Nevada Department of Education

Nevada Reading Week Project was created in 1979 under the sponsorship of the Nevada Department of Education, with the encouragement of Bill Abrams, Nevada Right to Read director.

Washoe County School District Library Services

Washoe County School District

Library Services
WCSD Print Shop

University of Nevada College of Education

University of Nevada College of Education

Learning and Resource Center

North Valleys High School

Our Thanks To:

North Valleys High School Students and Staff

Reading is a Voyage

Reading is a Voyage

Logo by Brian McKinely - McQueen High School

Logo - 2nd Place

Ellie Kingston - Fernley HS

Logo - 3rd Place

Auburn Mortenson - Fernley HS

Logo - 3rd Place

Tanner Dickson - McQueen HS


Sundance Books

Thank you, Sundance Books and Music, for your continuing support of children’s literature

For Delicious Food and Snacks


Pinocchio's Bar & Grill


ETA chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa

Port of Subs

Port of Subs

Eldorado Resorts

Eldorado Resorts

And Dr. Seuss's Birthday cake!

BDG Web Design


BDG Web Design in Reno for our website

Sierra Mountain

Sierra Mountain Graphics

Silk Screening by Sierra Mountain Graphics

Conference Support

Perma-Bound Books

Perma-Bound Books (Folders)

Judy Keegan

Follett School Solutions - Pens

Barry Calfee

Conference Book Bags



Mackin Educational Resources -

Baker & Taylor
Barnes & Noble


Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Accommodations provided by Nugget Hotel Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada.


Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations for presenters provided by Hyatt Place - Reno Tahoe International Airport

Committee Members

Members of the 2018 Nevada Reading Week Project Committee. who spend many volunteer hours working together to plan the Nevada Reading Week Conference each year:
Chair: Ellen Fockler
Registration: Marie Scilacci, Anna Brueher
Registration table: Susan Williams (Inservice reg), Kristin Ryan, Patti Aragona, Bobie Delaney, Frances Pedroarena and others
Presenter welcome: Fran Edison, Holly Esposito
Site Manager: Tami Ruf
Culinary experts: Phyllis Cates, Lanny Hershenow, Karen Booth, Maureen Morton, Patti Ewoldt
T-shirt committee: Cindy Wood, Linda Mitchell, Bobie Delaney, Kristy Reynolds
Book Orders: Janet Carnes
Book Sales: Marilyn Bennett (and helpers - Dariah Scott, Kristen Ryan, Sharlene Robertson, and others)
Credit card manager: Shar Murphy
Vendors: Dennise Howard, Janet Carnes
Publicity: Connie Poulton
Evaluations: Valerie Lane
Transportation: Beate Weinert, Mitch Mitchell