UNI's College of Education, Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy, and Reading Recovery Center of Iowa welcome you to two literacy events held on April 18-19, 2013.
The first annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union. The Academy includes sessions familiar to those who attended the Reading Recovery Pre-Conference Institute in the past, as well specific strands for Comprehensive Literacy Coaches and classroom teachers, Comprehensive Intervention Model Coaches and interventionists, and Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (PCL) administrators and those interested in more information. Dr. Richard Elmore, Harvard University, is the keynote speaker for this event.
The 45th Annual Elementary Literacy Conference (formerly the Beginning Reading Conference) and the Iowa Reading Recovery Conference will again be combined on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Schindler Education Center on the UNI Campus for the benefit of all elementary literacy teachers. The conference will include multiple sessions on topics in the area of literacy and will feature Steven Kellogg, author and illustrator, as the keynote speaker. Several of his books will be available for purchase and he will be available to sign books throughout the day. See the Elementary Literacy Author page for more information about Steven Kellogg.
To fulfill professional development goals, presentations will align with the Iowa Core Curriculum and the National Common Core Standards.
For more information about the Iowa Core Curriculum - www.corecurriculum.iowa.gov National Common Core Standards.
For more information about the National Common Core Standards - www.corestandards.org National Common Core Standards.
For more information about Jacobson Center - www.uni.edu/jccl National Common Core Standards.
For more about the Reading Recovery Center of Iowa – www.uni.edu/coe/rrci