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Summer Support: Virtual Read Aloud Series

Published: 8/17/2020 1:54 PM

​Our virtual read aloud series offers opportunities to enjoy hearing a story read by a guest. Guest readers will include leaders from the KDE, Kentucky high school graduates, as well as authors. 

Additional read alouds will be added through June 2020, new videos will be added to the top of the page.

Dr. Amanda Ellis Reads Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Series Kickoff & Dr. Amanda Ellis Reading Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Dr. Amanda Ellis, Associate Commissioner
Office of Teaching and Learning
Kentucky Department of Education 


Brother and Sister Authors Reading their book Midway Dreams
Brother and Sister Authors Reading their Book Midway Dreams
David Shew
Rhonda Shew Orttenburger
Date Added: 6/18/2020


Demarion Johnson reading The Lion and the Mouse by Gail Herman
Demarion Johnson Reading The Lion and the Mouse by Gail Herman

Demarion Johnson

Graduate of Mason County High School & Senior at Asbury University

Date Added: 6/12/2020


Hannah Edelen reading Oh the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Hannah Edelen Reading Oh the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Hannah Edelen

Graduate of Washington County High School & Northern Kentucky University

Date Added: 6/12/2020



Toni Konz Tatman Reading Aloud All by Myself by Mercer Mayer
Toni Konz Tatman Reading All by Myself by Mercer Mayer
Toni Konz Tatman, Interim Director of Communications
Office of the Commissioner
Date Added: 5/15/2020


Karen Dodd Reading Guess How Much I lLove You by Sam McBratney
Karen Dodd Reading Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Karen W. Dodd, PMP, Chief Performance Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Strategic Planning & Research
Date Added: 5/15/2020


Karen Dodd Reading A Squirrel's Tale
Karen Dodd Reading A Squirrel’s Tale by Richard Fowler
Karen W. Dodd, PMP, Chief Performance Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Strategic Planning & Research
Date Added: 5/15/2020


Britainy Beshear reading aloud Thundercake
Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear Reading Thundercake by Patricia Polacco
Date Added: 5/14/2020


Robin Kinney Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Robin Kinney Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Robin Fields Kenny, Associate Commissioner
Office of Finance & Operations
Kentucky Department of Education
Date Added: 5/14/2020


Rob Akers Reads Corduroy
Rob Akers Reading Corduroy by Don Freeman
Rob Akers, Associate Commissioner
Office of Educator Licensure & Effectiveness
Kentucky Department of Education
Date Added: 5/12/2020


Please e-mail the ELA team with any questions.


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