The University of Mary Washington College of Education and Stafford County Public Schools will co-host the fourth annual Literacy Leadership Symposium: Reaching All Learners on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at UMW’s Stafford campus in University Hall.
The symposium will focus on professional development through topics such as literacy leadership in K-12 schools, classroom strategies, networking, and Standard of Learning (SOL) updates.
Featured speakers at the event will include: Michael McKenna, the Thomas G. Jewell Professor of Reading at the University of Virginia; Richard Long, director of government relations for the International Reading Association; Tracy Fair Robertson, English coordinator for the Virginia Department of Education; and Elizabeth Sturtevant, a professor in the literacy program area at George Mason University.
Registration for the symposium is $50, which includes all materials, a continental breakfast and a buffet lunch. To register, please visit https://sites.google.com/site/umwliteracysymposium2013/ before Friday, Oct. 4.