The University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic’s (LRCC) Fall Literacy Conference for teachers around the state, “Equity and Literacy Instruction” will take place September 20-21, 2019, at UW in Laramie, Wyoming. The cost for the conference is $35, and registration will open June 5.
Keynote speakers are Elizabeth Dutro, professor and chair of literacy studies at University of Colorado Boulder, and Ernest Morrell, Coyle Professor of Literacy Education and the Inaugural Director of the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame. Download the “Save the Date!” flyer to learn more about the speakers and the slate of children’s authors scheduled to appear.
A Call for Proposals to present at the conference is open until May 1; applicants will be notified by June 5. Concurrent sessions will be 50 minutes in length and should be interactive in nature. Topics should focus on literacy instruction that promotes equity. The primary audience is K-12 teachers. Preference will be given to proposals that align with this theme.
Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (PTSB) renewal credit will be available to Wyoming certified teachers as well as UW’s EDCI 5959 credit for only $50.00.