You’re Invited to these Upcoming Maine Literacy Conferences
The spring season in Maine brings an amazing line up of not-to-be-missed literacy conferences, and you’re invited to attend. Spots fill quickly, so register early!
Correll Early Literacy Conference
When: Friday, March 22, 2019
Where: University of Maine, Orono
The 8th Annual Correll Early Literacy Conference includes the Correll Book Award for excellence in early childhood informational text. This year’s theme is “Joyful Literacy! Supporting Children’s Interests to Bring Joy Back to Literacy Learning.” Workshops will focus on ways educators can help young children find their voices. Space is limited, so register early!
Literacy Connections Conference: Fostering Family Engagement
When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Where: Thomas College, Waterville
Join the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy for the 11th annual Literacy Connections Conference in Maine. This year’s day long conference includes over 30 workshop sessions and keynotes from Dr. Jayne Singer (Developmental, Social-Emotional, and Trauma Frameworks for Strengthening Learning Readiness) and Marti Stevens Interactive Improvisational Theater (Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience).
Maine State Library’s Reading Round Up
When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Where: Augusta Civic Center
Reading Round Up brings together those serving youth in a Maine school or public youth library. This day long event includes workshop sessions, Cream of the Crop review of best books, and ceremony announcing winners of the Chickadee Award, Katahdin Award, Lupine Award, and the Maine Student Book Award.
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