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MCRR Summer Literacy Workshop 2017

Minnesota Center for Reading Research

Monday, August 7, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)

MCRR Summer Literacy Workshop 2017

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration (through June 30) Jun 30, 2017 $89.00 $0.00
Registration Aug 3, 2017 $99.00 $0.00
Student Rate Aug 3, 2017 $55.00 $0.00

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2017 Summer Literacy Workshop
Systematic Literacy Improvement: Putting the Pieces Together

Monday, August 7, 2017 | 8:15 AM – 3:00 PM

U of MN St. Paul Campus

Cost: $89 early-bird registration through June 30! ($99 after June 30, $55 student rate)
(Includes breakfast, lunch, materials & CEU’s. Parking & lodging not included.)

Overview

MCRR hosts this annual workshop for teachers, staff, and educational leaders, and others who work with PK-12 students in their literacy instruction. Sessions throughout the day connect participants to the latest literacy research findings and their applications to direct work with students.

The workshop will feature a keynote address along with breakout sessions led by U of M faculty and staff from the College of Education and Human Development. Workshop presenters share findings from their recent literacy reserach projects. 

Workshop Goals

This day-long professional learning event provides an opportunity for educators to: 

  • find ways to put research into practice
  • get new ideas and set productive goals for the 2017-18 school year
  • re-group, re-focus, and reflect on classroom and schoolwide instructional practices
  • network with other literacy professionals
  • learn about resources to help your school move forward in student achievement in literacy

Target Audience

K-12 teachers, ELL and special education teachers, principals, literacy coaches, reading specialists, and teaching support staff. Others might include community-based literacy program coordinators or volunteers, K-12 education students, district literacy personnel, or staff and faculty from other colleges or universities with a Teacher Education / Reading Licensure program.

Keynote Address

Kim Gibbons
Associate Director of Innovation & Outreach, CAREI, University of Minnesota

On the topic of systematic literacy improvement

MCRR Workshop Session Schedule

8:15 AM | Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 | Welcome
8:50 | Keynote Address
10:00 | Breakout Session 1
11:10 | Breakout Session 2
12:10 | Lunch (upper level courtyard area)
1:00 PM | Breakout Session 3
2:10 | Closing comments & afternoon panel
2:45 | Drawing for door prizes

Sessions

First morning breakout session

  • Stay tuned for descriptions

Second morning breakout session

  • Stay tuned for descriptions

Afternoon breakout session

  • Stay tuned for descriptions

Registration Details

Date & Time: Monday, August 7, 2017 (8:15 AM – 3:00 PM)

Location: University of Minnesota, Continuing Education & Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN

Registration: All participants must be registered.

Workshop Fee: $89 early-bird registration through June 30! ($99 general registration, $55 student rate). Includes breakfast, lunch, materials & CEU’s. (Parking & lodging not included.)

Lodging: There are many lodging options nearby in Roseville. For more info, visit: http://rosevilletrips.com

Questions: Call 612-624-4561 or email mcrr@umn.edu

Have questions about MCRR Summer Literacy Workshop 2017? Contact Minnesota Center for Reading Research

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Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Monday, August 7, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)


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