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Sunday, May 7 • 8:10pm - 9:00pm
Dinner Keynote: Passionate Readers - The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child

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With 28% of adults reporting that they have not read a book in the last 12 months, we are facing a mounting reading crisis.  So what can we, as the educators who teach this future generation of readers, do to create more engaging readingexperiences?  Focusing on teacher reading identity, classroom environment and library, as well as student reading identity, this is a keynote sure to inspire.  From re-thinking major literacy decisions, to all of the small decisions we make daily; this is meant to be a practical keynote that will offer up ideas to be implemented the very next day.

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Pernille Ripp

Keynote Speaker, Oregon Middle School
Since Pernille Ripp was a child growing up in Denmark, she knew she wanted to work with kids. She began her journey in education as a math resource teacher, then transitioned into the classroom as a 4th and 5th-grade teacher, and has now found her home as a 7th-grade English teacher... Read More →

Sunday May 7, 2017 8:10pm - 9:00pm EDT
Bass River Room 2nd Floor