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Secondary Reading League

"Leaders for Literacy"

Thanks to everyone that attended the 40th Day of Reading Conference!!!

Information on the 41st Day of Reading will be posted April 1, 2017

Pre-Conference Workshop--Friday, November 11, 2016

We have reached capacity and the Pre-conference Workshop is closed! Email Terry McHugh to be placed on the waiting list.


Conference--Saturday, November 12, 2016


Kelly Gallagher

Adolescent Literacy Expert, Acclaimed Author


Jennifer Lynn Barnes

YA author

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Tinley Park Convention Center

18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL


  • Illinois' premier secondary reading and literacy conference
  • Over 20 concurrent sessions featuring the latest best practice in reading and literacy instruction (complete program here)
  • Leading educators, literacy experts and YA authors share their insights into adolescent literacy issues and content area reading instruction
  • Illinois Continuing Professional Development Clock Hours available
  • Exhibits area
  • Morning refreshments and mid-morning snack
  • Luncheon Keynote Address and Door Prizes--time to network
  • Jennifer Lynn Barnes' and Kelly Gallagher's books sold and autographed (cash, checks and credit cards)
  • Pre-conference Dinner with Jennifer Lynn Barnes and Kelly Gallagher on November 11, 2016
  • School team discounts available (Contact us--available July 1, 2016)
  • Pre-Conference Workshop featuring Kelly Gallagher November 11, 2016

Who should attend?

  • Interdisciplinary/instructional teams
  • Reading and instructional specialists
  • Content area teachers
  • School and district administrators
  • Curriculum directors
  • Subject area coordinators
  • ELL teachers
  • Title I teachers
  • Special education teachers
  • Librarians
  • Literacy teams



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