Three Days of Literacy Professional Development in Providence, Rhode Island

Sunday, October 28, 2018 through Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The annual Literacy for All Conference is a leading literacy and Reading Recovery conference in the Northeast. This conference is ideal for teachers, administrators, literacy coaches, reading specialists, and Reading Recovery educators.

More than 100 workshops for grades PreK-8, topics include:

  • Vocabulary Instruction
  • Phonics/Word Study
  • Assessment
  • Genre Study
  • Coach/Principal Team
  • best practices of Reading Recovery teaching and more

See last year's program

You will earn up to 14.5 professional development hours in literacy teaching. Get the tools needed to help diverse learners achieve literacy success. Learn from Reading Recovery and literacy experts and authors.

This conference is organized by Lesley University in collaboration with the University of Maine and the University of Connecticut.

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Read about our Keynote and Featured Speakers that joined us at the 2017 Literacy for All Conference.

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In 2017, we had more than 100 workshops for grades PreK-8. Topics included guided reading, writing workshops, independent reading, and many more.

Thank you to our sponsors.
Travel and Lodging

Accommodations, directions, and parking information.

Literacy for All scholarship recipients
Scholarships and Policies

Learn more about policies, funding, and scholarship opportunities at the Literacy for All Conference.

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Speaker handouts for the Literacy for All 2017 Conference.

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Guidelines for Proposals

We are no longer accepting proposals for the 2018 conference, but a Call for 2019 Proposals will begin in March 2018. 

Sponsorship, Advertising and Exhibiting

Find out how to sponsor the conference, advertise to attendees, and exhibit during the conference.

If you have any questions, please contact the Literacy for All Conference team