NSU SD Education Association to hold 20th Annual Read Across America Event

Dr. Seuss and Read Across America

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Elementary students in the Aberdeen area will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the 20th annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Tuesday, March 3.

Read Across America is a Dr. Seuss themed literacy night at the Aberdeen Mall. The event welcomes all children in the Aberdeen area from grades pre-school through 5th grade to come and have fun! 

There will be interactive literacy booths set up by different education organizations from Northern State University’s campus and organizations in the Aberdeen community. Some of the booths include fishing for letters, bingo, and a read-aloud station. After visiting every booth, each child who attends will go home with a free book.

WHO: This event is open to the public but aimed for children ages pre-school through 5th grade.

WHAT: Read Across America Literacy Event

WHEN: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020

WHERE: The Aberdeen Mall (formerly Lakewood Mall) center stage

For more information, please contact Dr. Cheryl Wold, NSU assistant professor of special education, at Cheryl.Wold@northern.edu.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.