WI Reads is excited
to be an exhibitor at the
State Education Convention!

January 18-20, 2023

Visit Nancy, Donna, and WI Reads volunteers at Booth #436 to learn about the Science of Reading and evidence-based learning practices.

Check-out our Book Giveaway and Professional Learning Raffles from our generous WI Reads donors!

Discover answers to these questions:

  • Who is the WI Reads | Literacy Task Force of Wisconsin and how can WI Reads support my school district?

  • What is the Science of Reading and why do leaders in education need to know about it?

  • Are my district’s reading instructional materials support reading achievement of all learners?

  • Are my school district’s reading assessments empowering effective classroom, school, and district decisions and ensuring compliance with Federal Child Find Laws?

  • What are the costs of Balanced Literacy and Return on Investment (ROI) of Structured Literacy (Science of Reading)?

  • How can Wisconsin dyslexia resources support school board members, administrators, and educators?

10 Ways to Learn about Improving Reading Achievement at the 2023 State Education Convention

Before the #EdCon2023

1. Explore information about WI Reads
Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook

2. Listen to Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong
AMPreports | Apple Podcasts | Spotify

3. Watch WI Reads Literacy Lunch & Lead Sessions presented by Wisconsin Literacy Leaders
May 27, 2022 - Beyond the Science of Reading | Angie Hanlin, Superintendent, School District of Thorp

October 14, 2022 | Successfully Integrating the Science of Reading/Structured Literacy: Year 5 | Dr. Kelly Thompson, Director of Curriculum, Literacy, Assessment, EL | D.C. Everest School District

December 2, 2022 - We are Doing OK, Why Would We Change: A High Achieving School District’s Journey to the Science of Reading | Brady Reinke, Director of Elementary Teaching & Learning, School District of New Berlin

During #EdCon2023

4. Visit the WI Reads Exhibit Booth #436
Exhibitors List and Map | Don't miss our Book Giveaway and Professional Learning Raffle

5. Attend Leadership for the Science of Reading: Similar Themes From Two Different Districts
Description | Wednesday, January 18, 2023: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Room: 101 A/B

6. Attend Systems, Structures and the Science of Reading: Leadership Is the Key
Description | Wednesday, January 18, 2023: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Room: 101 D/E

7. Attend The 90% Reading Goal
Description | Wednesday, January 18, 2023: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Room: 202 A/B

8. Attend a Private Screening of The Truth About Reading* documentary - Thursday, January 19
8:45 AM - 10:45 AM |Room: 201A/B, Wisconsin Center
6:30 PM | West Performing Arts Center 18695 W. Cleveland Ave. New Berlin, WI 53146
*Attendees must register in advance.

9. Attend Putting Reading Research Into Practice
Description | ​Friday, January 20, 2023: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM​ | ​Room: 101D/E

After #EdCon2023

10. Register for WI Reads - Literacy Lunch & Lead Virtual Learning Series
Registration Link | 1st Friday of each month from 1:00-2:00 PM CST | Previous Lunch & Lead Sessions

Bonus: Register for a Free Webinar The Science of School Leadership on Saturday, February 25 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST. Support shifts to the Science of Reading with answers to these questions:

  • How much should principals know about the Science of Reading?

  • What are the key factors when observing classroom teachers’ literacy blocks?

Bonus: Join an international group of school literacy leaders.
Science of Reading for Administrators-What Teachers Want You to Know Facebook Group

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