August 7, 2019

Education Dept. Launches Online Book Nook Initiative

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently launched an initiative aimed at promoting literacy even when school isn’t in session. Each week, PDE unveils a new video featuring a prominent Pennsylvanian reading a children’s book to an at-home audience.

Upcoming Readings

The initiative kicked off with Secretary Pedro Rivera reading the book, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, one of his personal favorite books to read to young audiences. In upcoming weeks, the initiative will feature several officials from the Wolf Administration reading books related to the work they lead, including:

Where to Watch

The videos are accessible on PDE’s TwitterFacebook, and YouTube pages.

Learn More

To learn more, read the full press release or visit the PDE website.

*Information provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education