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Region 4 ESC

Reading and Language Arts Virtual Conference

Virtual Learning, Visible Results

November 14, 2020


Come join us for an exciting and informative day of learning as we explore a diverse array of instructional approaches, strategies, and scaffolds that support students in face-to-face, digital, and virtual environments.


In addition to enjoying presentations from recognized keynote speakers, participants will choose from a variety of virtual sessions encompassing multiple topics related to literacy and language arts across all grade levels.


* New!  Because all of the sessions will be recorded, participants will have on-going access to the content for a period of two weeks  for the keynote presentations, and one month for all of the breakout sessions.








Meet our Keynote Speakers


donalyn-millerDonalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher, literacy consultant, and author (or co-author) of numerous articles, books, and essays about engaging young people with reading, increasing book access, and creating positive reading communities, including The Book Whisperer (Jossey-Bass, 2009), Reading in the Wild (Jossey-Bass, 2013), and Game Changer: Book Access for All Kids (co-written with Colby Sharp/ Scholastic, 2018).






stephanie-harveyStephanie Harvey has spent the past forty plus years teaching and learning about reading and writing. Insatiably curious about student thinking, Ms. Harvey is a teacher first and foremost, and she continues to work in schools on a regular basis, savoring any time spent with kids. Her company, Stephanie Harvey Consulting, implements K-12 district-wide literacy initiatives focused on comprehension, collaboration and inquiry across the curriculum. She is the author or co-author of a number of books and resources, including Inquiry Illuminated, From Striving to Thriving, Nonfiction Matters, Strategies That Work (3rd Edition), Comprehension and Collaboration, Connecting Comprehension and Technology, The Comprehension Toolkit series, the American History series, and the National Geographic Ladders series.



rla-conference-virtual-vendorAre  you interested in being a Virtual Vendor at this year's conference?


This year, the Region 4 ESC Reading and Language Arts team will be using Whova as our conference platform, which includes a Virtual Vendor Hall. It features the ability to:

  • embed a video about your company or product
  • live stream to interact with participants face-to-face
  • display company logo and contact information
  • offer raffles, coupons, or discounts (**only after participants enter their contact information)


Moreover, your company will be able to participate in a live Whova informational session designed to support your efforts and answer your questions.


For more information, including Sponsor Level descriptions, download the Virtual Vendor Vendor Letter (PDF file), or e-mail Terri Washington.



Region 4 ESC Reading and Language Arts Virtual Conference

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

Time: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Session ID: 1542026

Credit: 6 CPE

Fee: $135 (Early bird price of $100 is available - register by 10/16 and save!)

Audience: English Language Arts and Reading/Writing Teachers (All Levels)

For more information, e-mail






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