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Secondary Reading League

"Leaders for Literacy"

Registration for the 40th Day of Reading Conference and is now open and space is available!!!

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


Registration for the 40th Day of Reading is now open.

Register on-line NOW!!! click here (by secure credit card payment).

Register by mail NOW!!! download registration form here

Download a flyer for the 40th Day of Reading Conference (Saturday, November 12, 2016)

Download a flyer for the 40th Day of Reading Pre-Conference Workshop (Friday, November 11, 2016)


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