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News | February 26, 2010
Summer PD Institute Highlights IRA’s Essential Readings
Essential Engagement: Motivating Metacognitive Minds
June 14–18, 2010
In partnership with the International Reading Association, Penn State York offers a week of powerful professional learning featuring nationally recognized speakers, thought-provoking break-out sessions, and small-group interaction with literacy leaders and colleagues from around the country.
Options for Attendance
You can tailor participation to meet your professional development goals: Attend for the full week or on a daily basis, earning graduate credit or continuing education/PD hours. For more information and to register online, visit www.psusummerinstitute.info.
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Speakers will highlight IRA’s “Essential Readings.” Each book in the series includes a leading expert’s favorite articles in a critical topic area. Find out more at the IRA website.