MS Literacy Association: Winter Literacy Conference

MS Literacy Association: Winter Literacy Conference

The Mississippi Literacy Association (MLA) in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education: Office of Elementary Education and Reading cordially invite you to the 51st Annual Mississippi Literacy Association Conference: Literacy is My Superpower. This conference will focus on promoting literacy instruction for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. It will take place December 7-9, 2022 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

 

As we continue the momentum of improving literacy and learning outcomes for ALL students, sessions will focus on Early Literacy (kindergarten through grade 3), Adolescent Literacy (grades 4 through 8), and other (SEL, Classroom Management, etc.). Some of our keynote speakers and featured presenters include:

·       Kristen Wynn, State Literacy Director (K-12)

·       Dr. Wiley Blevins, Reading Specialist and Educational Author

·       Dr. Danny Brassell, Motivational speaker and Top-selling Author

·       Dr. Antonio Fierro, Chief Academic Advisor at Tools4Reading

·       Linda Farrell, Founding partner of Readsters

·       Michael Hunter, Founding partners of Readsters

·       Dr.Laurie Lee, Partnership Manager of the Mississippi Adolescent Literacy Partnership at the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southeast at Florida State University

·       Dr. Kevin Smith, Partnership Manager of the Florida Panhandle K-3 Literacy Partnership at the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) – Southeast at Florida State University

·       Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Hadicke, Senior Director of Client Success and Implementation at the AIM Institute for Learning & Research

·       Dr. Ernesto Ortiz, Jr., Senior Literacy Engagement Specialist for the AIM Institute for Learning & Research 


Click Here to read about the Keynote Speakers


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to transfer your registration to a colleague, our refund policy is as follows:

  • Cancel between July 1- September 1, 2022 and receive a refund of your registration amount less 10% cancellation fee
  • Cancel between September 2-November 27, 2022 and receive a 50% refund of your registration amount.
  • Cancel between on or after November 27 cancellation refund will not be given

Please remember that transferring your registration does not automatically transfer your hotel arrangements. You are responsible for your own hotel reservation 

Hotel Reservations:

Deadline to book hotel is November 8, 2022



Date Time Session Instructor Facilitator Venue
Wed, Dec 7, 2022 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Check-In & Exhibit Sneak Peek MDE Staff Susan Scott Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Key Note MDE Staff Susan Scott Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Reception MDE Staff Susan Scott Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Thu, Dec 8, 2022 7:00 AM - 4:20 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Check-In & Individual Exhibit Walkthrough MDE Staff Susan Scott Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
8:00 AM - 4:20 PM Breakout Sessions MDE Staff Susan Scott Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Fri, Dec 9, 2022 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Check-In & Individual Exhibit Walkthrough MDE Staff Susan Scott Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Breakout Sessions Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Special Accommodations
Disabilities If you have a disability that would need an accommodation (wheelchair, visual impairment, etc.), please contact us so that we can best accommodate you.
Food Allergies If you have a food allergy or preference (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, etc.), please contact us so that we can best accommodate you.
$275.00


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