Literacy Leadership Conference

Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Time: 08:00 AM - 03:45 PM
Location: Bryant Conference Center

Categories: College of Education, Workshops and Seminars

Opening keynote: School Turnaround (Dr. Carlas McCauley)

Planning for Summer Reading Programs and K-12 Self-Study Guide (Florida REL SE Group)

The Role of School Libraries in Improving Literacy Engagement and Achievement (Andrew Maxey, Tuscaloosa City Schools)

Realigning for Success: An Unfinished Story (Shelly Hollis C& I Specialist, Heather Collum, Lead ARI Coach/Assistant Principal, Carrie Rickman, ARI Coach, Sheffield City Schools)

The I in Academic: Inviting Students to Use Writing to Locate Themselves in What They Learn in School (Dr. Latrise Johnson, The University of Alabama Secondary ELA)

Using Data to Inform Decisions and Improve Student Achievement (Dr. Tracye Strichik, Dr. Julie Preskitt, Alabama Pre-School Development Grant)

Implementation Issues in Early Literacy Interventions (Florida REL SE Group)

Writing Instruction in Upper Elementary and Middle School (Dr. Tracey Hodges, The University of Alabama)

Alabama Reading Initiative Supporting Literacy Achievement (Dr. Karen Porter, State Department of Education)

Keynote:  Simultaneously Addressing Academics and Behavior (Dr. Robin Ennis, Associate Professor, UAB)

The Ethics of Writing Proficiency in Secondary Schools (Dr. Karen Spector, The University of Alabama Secondary ELA)

Supporting English Language Learners PK-12 (Dr. Miguel Mantero & Dr. Bedrettin Yazan, The University of Alabama)

Brain Development and Literacy Learning (Dr. Firat Soylu, The University of Alabama Neuroscience)

Closing Keynote:  Moving Forward to Improving Literacy Achievement

                        Dr. Barbara Foorman, Director REL-SE, FSU

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