Bright Futures – Setting Foundations for Literacy
April 23, 2020
8:30am to 4:30pm
Hazelton Manor Conference Centre
This learning event is for Primary Educators, Kindergarten and Early Years Educators, Reading Recovery Teachers, Administrators and anyone interested in the development of young readers and writers. You will leave the day with many new ideas and tools that you can use right away.
This research-based professional development opportunity for educators is respected and appreciated as the place for tools to enable the highest quality literacy instruction for all students. There will be 6 workshop options led by local and national literacy experts. These sessions focus on best instructional practices in the areas of:
- Literacy Coaching
- Oral Language
- Word Study
- Phonemic Awareness
- Differentiated Instruction
- Strategies for Struggling and Reluctant Readers
- English Language Learners
This is conference was not in Ontario last year. You won’t want to miss this learning experience!
The depth of knowledge and the quality of the workshops was wonderful and provided so much practical information!Past Conference Participant
Dr. Adria Klein
Adria Klein, Ph.D., is a professor emerita of reading education at CSU San Bernardino where she was the Chair of the Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education. Currently, she is the Director of the Reading Recovery Center and Trainer at Saint Mary’s College of California. A former president of the California Reading Association, she also served on the International Reading Association Board of Directors. She has her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in Reading and ESL. Dr. Klein is the author of numerous professional books and articles including Research in Reading Recovery, Whole-Group Reading Instruction, Small–Group Reading Instruction, Meaningful Reading Assessment, and many children’s books.
This conference is high quality professional development for teachers. Highly recommend!Past Conference Participant
Early Bird Registration – just $215
until February 14th!
Regular Registration rate of $249 applies after February 14th. Register early and save!
Workshops selections will come to your inbox in January. There will be 6-8 workshop options of which you can choose two. We are looking for inspiring individuals to present workshops at this time. If you have wisdom and expertise to share in a practical and applicable 90 minute workshop please submit a proposal. We welcome proposals in English and French and as solo or team presentations.
Accommodations and Parking
The conference is being held at the Hazelton Manor Conference Centre in Vaughan. Participants who require accommodations are welcome to stay at the location of their choosing. The location is accessible by subway and local public transit. There is plenty of free parking on site.
It was so well done. The speakers were engaging and thought provoking. This was definitely the best PD I’ve attended.Past Conference Participant
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