Literacy conference next month
The Rhode Island State Council of the International Reading Association's Winter Conference called Life, Literacy and the Pursuit of Best Practices: Developing Lifelong Readers and Writers - What Really Works! will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Providence Sheraton Airport Hotel from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Internationally acclaimed author and educator Dr. Steven Layne, many nationally celebrated facilitators, and local literacy experts will make presentations for educators at all levels. Registration includes: Continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon break, social hour, one book by Dr. Steven Layne, and 7 CEUs. Make check payable to RISCIRA for $125, and send to: Sandra Lamb, P.O. Box 187, Ashaway, RI 02804. For more information, call Mary Ann Liberati, RISC president, at 423- 0611 or e-mail at liberatm@verizon. net.