2013-Midsouth-Conference-Attendees2013 Midsouth Institute

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.

Visit the conference website for more details. Still have questions?  Contact Sue Seay (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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


Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction

As part of a great research university, our department offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our programs are fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction faculty are internationally and nationally recognized providing expertise in their respective disciplines. Through teaching, scholarship, and service, faculty contribute to the development of dynamic teachers and educational communities in a global society.

We welcome your inquiries into our programs as you seek opportunities to touch the world through the education profession.  Go Blazers!

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