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2019 Summer Literacy Conference

ELA Literacy Summer Conference 2019

Literacy and the Whole Child

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is excited to announce the 2019 Summer Literacy Conference, an event that will include a variety of sessions and formats featuring literacy experts from across the state and country. This year's theme is Literacy for the Whole Child. Presenters will offer Georgia educators various professional learning opportunities to improve literacy instruction for all students. Tapping into the wealth of knowledge, research evidence, and collective wisdom of our literacy partners across the state will be a transformative experience for Georgia teachers and leaders!

***Registration Link Coming Soon!***

Important Details

When: July 9-11, 2019
Where: Macon Centreplex
200 Coliseum Dr.
Macon, GA
Who: Teachers, Teacher Leaders, School/District Leaders, Instructional Coaches, Paraprofessionals, Informal Learning Practitioners, Family and Community Partners 

Tentative Schedule for the Conference:

Day 1 – July 9, 2019 – 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

• Check in & Registration 
• Pre-conference Sessions 
• Networking – IGNITE Sessions 

Day 2 – July 10, 2019 – 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

• Full-day Conference 
• Opening Sessions and Keynotes
• Concurrent Sessions: Format – panel, round table discussion, poster, workshop, book study

Day 3 – July 11, 2019 – 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

• Looking Forward 
• Closing-day Session

Unique Features of the Conference:

• Author-led book studies (elementary and secondary)
• Keynotes by nationally known authors
• In-depth sessions to develop school-family-community partnerships
• Variety of interactive session formats
• Workshops facilitated by Georgia’s Writing Project sites
• Numerous sessions featuring evidence-based practices for instruction
• Opportunities for specialized facilitated team time

Cost of Attendance:

• Full Conference (Tuesday-Thursday):  $250
• One Day Conference (Wednesday):  $200
• Full Conference with Author-Led Book Study (includes study materials):  $265 (capped at 200 participants)
• One Day Conference with Author-Led Book Study (includes study materials):  $215 (capped at 200 participants)

***Registration Link Coming Soon!***

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