Join us for a full day of in-person learning, featuring a keynote by Dr. Eugenia Mora Flores, USC Multilingual Learner Expert, and concurrent sessions on a variety of literacy topics presented by local educators. This one-day event is co-hosted by the Oregon State Literacy Association and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English.

Designed to empower K-12 educators, this gathering promises a rich variety of insights, strategies, and networking opportunities aimed at elevating literacy instruction for all learners.

At the heart of this conference lies a simple yet profound belief: literacy is the cornerstone of learning. As 21st century educators, we hold the power to ignite curiosity and foster literacy skills in every student. With this vision in mind, educators from across Oregon and Washington are invited to participate and learn together.

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Eugenia Mora-Flores, will share her insights, research, and strategies for effectively supporting multilingual learners in achieving academic success. Professor of Education at the University of Southern California and respected author, Dr. Mora-Flores brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the conference. Don't miss this inspiring address from a leader in the field!

> Engaging concurrent sessions will offer practical, classroom strategies around literacy topics including:

  • Science of Reading
  • Multilingual Learners
  • Multimodal Learning
  • AI and Instruction
  • Effective Assessment
  • And More!

> Additional Highlights

  • Literacy-focused exhibitors offering high-quality classroom resources
  • Graduate credit
  • PDU certificate



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