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Community Engagement & Service

Dr Seuss Day

Photo by Patrick Bradley.

Dr. Seuss Day is a birthday celebration of the famous author. Join the Center for Community Engagement and Service and Read Across America in celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday! Volunteer visit several District elementary schools to read and play games with students.

Dr. Seuss Day festivities represent more than just the celebration of a century of literary achievements by one of America's most beloved authors; the use of rhyming patterns make his books an effective tool for teaching young children the basic skills they need to be life-long readers. More importantly, literacy is a fundamental tool that helps ensure students reach their highest potential and develop into well-rounded leaders of tomorrow!!

About Dr Seuss Day

Dr. Seuss Day festivities represent more than just the celebration of a century of literary achievements by one of America's most beloved authors; the use of rhyming patterns make his books an effective tool for teaching young children the basic skills they need to be life-long readers. More importantly, literacy is a fundamental tool that helps ensure students reach their highest potential and develop into well-rounded leaders of tomorrow. 

 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Volunteer to read with local elementary schools to promote literacy! On March 2th, you will have the opportunity to read to children between grades pre-kindergarten and second at Brightwood Elementary, Powell Elementary, and Latin American Montessori Bilingual.

Transportation will be provided for volunteers.

Agenda:  

9:00am Volunteers check in MGC 247

9:15am Depart from AU 

10:00am Arrive at school 

11:00am Depart from school 

12:00pm Arrive back at AU

Register to Volunteer!

Be part of Dr. Seuss Day 2016!

Interested Staff or Faculty - email alishac@american.edu.

Student Register