Exploring Reading Comprehension

Second Annual Reading Conference

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Deborah Simmons, Texas A&M
Keynote Address: "Beyond What Works: When Research Meets Reality"
Date: August 16, 2014

Location: MTSU Business and Aerospace Building, Room S102 (State Farm Lecture Hall)
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.)

Keynote will be followed by NINE BREAKOUT SESSIONS (choose 3)!
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REGISTRATION and PAYMENT:
Registration Fee: $50.00 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, and break)
Payment options: Credit Card, Check, Purchase Order

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Choose Your Sessions

Keynote Address
8:30 - 10:00 AM

Dr. Deborah Simmons, Texas A&M
Beyond What Works: When Research Meets Reality

Concurrent Sessions
10:15 - 11:30 AM
 The Reading Comprehension/Writing Connection  1st Choice 2nd Choice
Session 1 - Room S126 Focus on High School (Dr. Melissa Comer)
Session 2 - Room S328 Focus on Middle School (Dr. Michelle Hasty) 
Session 3 - Room S102 Focus on Elementary School (Dr. Kristen Pennycuff Trent) 
Concurrent Sessions
12:30 - 1:45 PM
 Teaching Content Area Reading for Comprehension  1st Choice 2nd Choice
Session 4 - Room S126 Focus on High School (Ms. Barb Williams & Ms. Elaine Hoffert)   
Session 5 - Room S328 Focus on Middle School (Dr. Sandy Smith)   
Session 6 - Room S102 Focus on Elementary School (Ms. Lenise Moore)   
Concurrent Sessions
2:00 - 3:15 PM
 Vocabulary Strategies that Improve Comprehension  1st Choice 2nd Choice
Session 7 - Room S126 Focus on High School (Dr. Valerie Rutledge)  
Session 8 - Room S328 Focus on Middle School (Dr. Melanie Schuele)   
Session 9 - Room S102 Focus on Elementary School (Dr. Caresa Brooks)

Choose Your Lunch

Choose One (Lunch) Choose One (Lunch Drink)
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad (no extra side) Soft Drink (Pepsi products only)
Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich on Honey/Grain Hoagie Bottled Water
Ham & Swiss on Kaiser Roll    
Veggie Wrap   Lunches include side & cookie

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Registration is now CLOSED for this event.

Questions? Contact Sharon.Farmer@mtsu.edu
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