OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Frank Serafini, Professor of Literacy Education and Children’s Literature at Arizona State University, will present the keynote address. In addition to numerous awards, Dr. Serafini has published ten professional development books and has authored seven children’s picturebooks.
Some of Mr. Serafini's publications include Around the Reading Workshop in 180 Days, Lessons in Comprehension, The Reading Workshop, and his newest book, Reading Workshop 2.0.
CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Jocelyn Chadwick, Past-President of NCTE and lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education, is author of the new Teaching Challenging Texts 10-part video series. Her areas of expertise include integrated curriculum design, innovative reading and writing instructional pathways, relevant texts, challenged literature, classical and modern rhetoric, and blended canonical, modern literature with humanities. You can follow her on: jocelynachadwick.blog.