Join us for a day of lively professional learning with authors and literacy experts Donnalyn Miller & Kate Messner!
Donnalyn Miller has taught upper elementary and middle school students in northeast Texas and received TCTELA’s 2018 Edmund J. Farrell Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to literacy education. She is the author of several books about engaging children with reading, including The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild. Donalyn is the co-founder of the popular blog, The Nerdy Book Club, and co-hosts the monthly Twitter chat #titletalk.
Kate Messner is passionately curious and writes books that encourage kids to wonder, too. Her titles include award-winning picture books like Over and Under the Pond, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Over and Under the Pond, The Brilliant Deep, and How to Read a Story; novels that tackle real-world issues like Breakout, All the Answers, and The Seventh Wish; mysteries and thrillers like Capture the Flag, Eye of the Storm, and Wake Up Missing; the Fergus and Zeke easy reader series; and the popular Ranger in Time chapter book series about a time-traveling search and rescue dog.
Vermont Council on Reading
2019 Spring Conference
Donalyn Miller & Kate Messner
Friday, April 12, 2019
Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center
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Vermont Council on Reading Spring Conference
Chris Lehman is coming to Vermont on Friday, April 7, 2017
Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center
Christopher Lehman is the Founding Director of The Educator Collaborative. He is an international speaker, education consultant, and New York Times best-selling author. His books include: Falling In Love With Close Reading with Kate Roberts ; Energize Research Reading and Writing ; Pathways to the Common Core with Lucy Calkins and Mary Ehrenworth ; and A Quick Guide to Reviving Disengaged Writers . His articles and interviews have appeared in many publications and popular blogs including Voices in the Middle, SmartBrief, EdWeek, Choice Literacy and Talks with Teachers .
Chris has been a middle-school teacher; a high-school teacher; a literacy coach; and a Senior Staff Developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. Now, as Founding Director of the The Educator Collaborative, he is working to innovate the ways educators learn in-person and online, providing opportunities for teachers, coaches, and administrators to share their expertise so students can hold their brightest futures. Please follow and like us: