Upcoming conference presentations, speeches, and workshops (open to the public):

  • August 1st – 3rd, 2016: Vermont Reads Institute in Lake Morie, VT — “Big Ideas in Little Books: Supporting Beginning Readers with Reading Comprehension and Conversation (K-2)” and “Interactive Read-Alouds and Whole Class Conversations: Expanding Vocabulary and Language while Fostering a Love of Reading (K-5)” (Beth)
  • August 16-17, 2016: 2016 Summer Literacy Institute  in Byron Center, MI– “Embedding Narrative Qualities Across Genres to Reach the Soul and Voice of the Writer (K-5)” (Betsy)
  • October 1, 2016: 2016 IRC Conference — “Design Thinking & Literacy Instruction” (Dana)
  • October 26th – 27th, 2016: IL ASCD Conference on Learning — “Making Collaboration Time Work for Teachers” (Dana)
  • November 19th, 2016 at 4:15 p.m.: NCTE Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA in Room B309– “So, You Say You’re Not a Writer…” (Beth, Betsy, Dana, and Deb)
  • November 20th, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.: NCTE Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA in Room A302– “Teachers As Writers: Practices and Possibilities” Roundtable Session (Beth and Dana)
  • October 11th, 2017: Keystone State Reading Association Annual Conference in Hershey, PA — “Celebrating the Power of Mentor Texts” (Stacey)