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Whether you're seeking new teaching ideas or information on the latest literacy research, the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English offer many face-to-face opportunities. Find one near you.
International Reading Association 59th Annual Conference
Reading... The Teachable Moment
May 09–12, 2014
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
The International Reading Association’s 59th Annual Conference is the premier event for literacy professionals worldwide. This year’s program offers hundreds of sessions, many of which focus on the Common Core; assessment; beginning, elementary, and adolescent learners; and research.
Here's a small sampling of what you'll get when you attend our conference:
- A chance to hear best-selling children's authors Dav Pilkey and Jeff Kinney and widely renowned educators P. David Pearson and Rafe Esquith speak
- Access to our incredible Teaching Edge series, which explores the most popular topics in literacy with some of the leading minds in the field
- Entrance to our Exhibit Hall, where exhibitors will introduce you to new technology and innovative products and services
- The opportunity to connect with thousands of literacy educators from around the world
Attending our conference isn't just about your personal and professional development; it's about how to make your schools and your students successful using the best available resources.
Visit www.iraconference.org for more information on registration and our amazing program line-up.
Affiliates are geographically-based associations of teachers or preservice teachers of English language arts, literacy, and English studies.
In 60 countries and a 1,000+ communities throughout the world, groups affiliate with the International Reading Association through chartered councils.
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