The 2014 MidSouth Reading and Writing Institute will take place on June 19th and 20th at Trace Crossings Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the institute and is dedicated to the memory of Maryann Manning.
The early bird rate is $100 if registered by May 1st. Inquire about special rates for schools and school systems.
2014 Conference presenters included:
- Janet Allen - International consultant, recognized for her literacy work with at-risk students, and author of numerous books on literacy
- Linda Hoyt, Literacy expert, acclaimed author, one of most requested literacy speakers in the United States
- Constance Kamii, World renowned expert on Jean Piaget
- Bob Wortman - this very popular literacy presenter is back with us this year!
- Lester Laminack - , Literacy Specialist and popular author of numerous children's and professional books
- Reba Wadsworth - Literacy Specialist and author of many Professional books on Literacy
- Charles Ghigna - AKA Father Goose, Award winning Poet
- Rick Shelton - Author and Writing Guru