Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning® is heralded as the nation’s premier literacy institute. The Institute gained its reputation because of its clear focus on providing evidence-based reading research and strategies for those who teach all ages and grade levels.
2024 Plain Talk About Literacy & Learning Institute® Registration is Now LIVE!
Learn about the 2023 Plain Talk About Literacy & Learning® Sponsors & Exhibitors
Meet Our Keynote Speakers
The Skateboarding Principal
National Consultant, Author and Literacy Advocate
Super Bowl Champion, Author and Founder/CEO of Share the Magic Foundation
Additional Presenters Include:
Kristin Anderson, Anita Archer, Jane Ashby, Pam Austin, Courtney Babin, John Bennetts, Heidi Beverine-Curry, Wiley Blevins, Kymyona Burk, Janeé Butler, Sonia Cabell, Nora Chahbazi, Mary Dahlgren, Judi Dodson, Denise Eide, Amy Elleman, Linda Farrell, Antonio Fierro, Doug Fisher, Nadine Gaab, Deb Glaser, Margo Gottlieb, Elsa Cardenas Hagan, Jan Hasbrouck, Nancy Hennesy, Michael Hunter, Pam Kastner, Devin Kearns, David Kilpatrick, Susan Lambert, Megan Lorio, Alana Mangham, Daryl Michel, Katie Pace Miles, Pati Montgomery, Maria Murray, Terri Noland, Tim Odegard, Lucy Hart Paulson, Yaacov Petscher, Joan Sedita, Amy Siracusano, Emily Solari, Laura Stewart, Stephanie Stollar, Lyn Stone, Danielle Thompson, Rebecca Tolsen, Iantha Ussin, Lindsey Vicknair, Julie Washington, Kareem Weaver, Tracy Weeden, Dan Willingham, and Nancy Young
What are the Topics?
Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning® attendees can expect to leave more informed about numerous subjects affecting education, including:
- Assessment and Feedback
- Science of Reading
- Foundational Reading Skills
- Higher-level Thinking and Metacognition
- Classroom Management
- At-risk Students
- Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties
- English Language Learners
- Structured Literacy
- High-yield Strategies
- Speaking and Listening
- Written Expression
- $645 on or before October 14, 2022
- $745 after October 14, 2022, on or before February 28, 2023
- $795 after February 28, 2023, until the event.
Note: Full payment must be made prior to the start of the event.
Who Should Attend?
Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning® is one of the nation’s premier literacy conferences, attracting education industry professionals from all levels, including:
- Instructional specialists
- Staff developers
- Elementary school teachers
- Middle school teachers
- Special education teachers
- School psychologists
- Curriculum specialists/directors
- Teacher leaders
- Reading coaches
- School administrators
- School/District leaders
- Literacy leaders/advocates
- Higher education professors/instructors
Prior Plain Talk Programs
Email or call The Center for Literacy and Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org or (833) 792-1874 for additional information about the conference.
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