Read Across America 2020

CTA Board member Shelly Gupton receives House Resolution 84 recognizing Read Across America Day from Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell.

California’s public school educators joined a nationwide celebration of reading on Monday, March 2, as they met up with parents, local and state officials, firefighters, and TV and movie actors at events statewide for NEA’s 23rd annual Read Across America extravaganza.

CTA President E. Toby Boyd read to first graders at Marguerite
Montgomery Elementary School in Davis and Clyde W. Needham Elementary in Lodi from
the books My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero and Imagine
by Juan Felipe Herrera.

CTA Vice President David Goldberg read at Rosewood Stem
Magnet, a dual-immersion school in Los Angeles. He read in Spanish from Lola
by Junot Díaz.

CTA Secretary-Treasurer Leslie Littman read at Bandini
Elementary School in City of Commerce (Los Angeles).

Davis Teachers Association President Victor Lagunes, teacher Liliana Valdez and CTA President E. Toby Boyd at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School in Davis.
Davis Teachers Association President Victor Lagunes, teacher Liliana Valdez and CTA President E. Toby Boyd at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School in Davis.

Gov. Gavin Newsom sitting next to Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs and Assembly Member Susan Talamantes Eggman at McKinley Elementary School in Stockton.

Lodi EA President Michelle Orgon, Boyd and Principal Rich Perez at Clyde W. Needham Elementary in Lodi.

CTA Vice President David Goldberg reads in Spanish to a special day class at Rosewood Stem Magnet, a dual-immersion school in Los Angeles.

CTA President E. Toby Boyd reads at Clyde W. Needham Elementary School in Lodi.