October 3-4, 2019: Illinois Reading Councilwill host the 52nd Annual IRC Conference, Literacy in the Spotlight, in Peoria, Illinois. Please take a moment to peruse the online Conference Preview that highlights a few of the speakers planned for 2019. The Conference Preliminary Program with full details on speakers, registration, and housing will be available on April 15, 2019.
October 17, 2019:Chicago Area Reading Association (CARA) will host Reclaiming Personalized Learning featuring Paul France from 5:30 – 8:00 pm at Beethoven Elementary, 25 W 47th Street, Chicago, Illinois. Cost is $40 for members, $85 for non-members, and $20 for students.
February 22, 2020: Chicago Area Reading Association (CARA) will host ABCs of Social Emotional Learning with Linda Pincham from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Chicago Literacy Alliance, 641 W Lake St #200, Chicago, Illinois.
April 25, 2020:Chicago Area Reading Association (CARA) will host Strengthening the Core with Fluency Matters featuring Tim Rasinksi followed by breakout sessions on Vocabulary Instruction with Char Cobb and Literacy Instruction for English Learners with Kristin Lems. This event will be from 8:30 am – 3:30 pmat Roosevelt University, Schaumburg Campus, 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd, Schaumburg.