Building Lifelong Literacy In All Citizens
The Minnesota Reading Association is a dynamic and diverse organization that includes classroom teachers, reading specialists, consultants, administrators, supervisors, college teachers, researchers, psychologists, librarians, media specialists, students, and parents. The Association has more than 500 members in Minnesota and is affiliated with the International Literacy Association.
We support the goals of the International Literacy Association in professional development, advocacy, partnerships, research, and leadership in global issues.
Twin Cities Area Reading Council (TCARC)
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Please join TCARC for a wonderful and rare opportunity to spend a day with our honored guest, Lucy Calkins, Founding Director of The Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. Lucy will share a foundational presentation entitled, A Fast-Paced Intensive Overview of the Writing Workshop. Lucy’s expertise, wisdom, and leadership have provided amazing impact and solid grounding for the literacy profession. You will walk away with an overview of Writers Workshop and many practical ideas to incorporate into daily literacy work!
7:30am-8:15am - Sign-in, Continental Breakfast, Conversations with Lucy, Book Sales
8:15am-12:45pm - Welcome, Presentation, Closing
* PLEASE NOTE: We are very excited about the Lucy Calkins event coming up in one week - and we are excited to meet you! Registrants, please watch for a detailed email next week with important information.
To plan ahead, please consider making plans to carpool, if possible, or perhaps park at a nearby location and carpool from there with colleagues. Parking is limited.
NEW!! WAITLIST: There are only a few seats left for the Lucy Calkins event! If registration is full, please join the waitlist. If current registrants have not paid, more seats may open very soon. We are also looking for ways to add seating or allow for "standing room." Please CHECK BACK or watch for an email from us!
EXTRA BONUS! The
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center (our venue) is generously offering
our Lucy Calkins event registrants a group discounted rate of $44 per
person for the Lorie Line concert the evening of April 22! Our venue
cost is largely underwritten by the Lorie Line evening concert. Lorie
Line event information: http://www.masonicheritagecenter.org/
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