Sponsor and Exhibitor Highlights
Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning™
February 8-10, 2021
The Center for Development and Learning, a 501(c)(3) Louisiana nonprofit organization, specializes in customized, pragmatic professional learning for educators that is specific and relevant to the needs of their students. CDL professionals have special expertise in the areas of literacy, evidence-based teaching strategies, learning differences and tailored intervention, and building the capacity of teachers. We tackle real-time issues such as ways to move smoothly into instruction that meets the demands of state and local standards, remediating struggling readers, differentiating instruction, and
building and sustaining collective collaborative capacity.
Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning™, an annual three-day national institute focused on evidence-based research, strategies, and tactics, is an information disseminating event for The Center for Development and Learning.
3500 North Causeway Blvd., Suite 1240
Metairie, LA 70002
530 Lakeland Drive, Suite 1A
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
The Reading Horizons Curriculum is based on a proven method that clearly explains each skill needed for proficient reading and spelling. The curriculum is implemented in K-12 classrooms through both teacher and software-led instruction. Reading Horizons also provides exceptional customer services and administrative support. Reading Horizons is committed to doing everything to facilitate successful implementation and the shared goal of success for all students.
Zaner-Bloser develops educational materials to build literacy skills among students in grades K-5. A member of the Highlights Family of Companies, we are proud to partner with educators, students, and families to bring joyful, successful learning to every classroom.
“As a first time attendee, Plain Talk completely exceeded my expectations. I was blown away by the big name presenters that were there for the week! There was so much that I could take away to directly help me improve in my literacy leadership role.”– 2020 Plain Talk Attendee