The 6th Annual Conference of The Reading League

The Reading League is dedicated to Bringing the Science of Reading to Light globally and invites you to The Reading League’s 6th Annual Conference in Syracuse, NY. We are excited to welcome you back, in-person, to our most ambitious conference yet!

This year, we have added more informal networking opportunities, created a larger, more accessible expo space, and moved our keynote sessions to the historic John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theater for a more immersive experience. You will have access to 40+ breakout sessions developed by your peers from international education leaders and changemakers across the globe.

Bringing the Science of Reading to Light
  • October 20-21, 2022
  • The Oncenter, Syracuse, New York
Early Bird

Early Bird Pricing: $499.00 (April 4th – October 1st, 2022) 
Standard Pricing: $599.00 (October 2nd – 20th, 2022)

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Opening Speaker and Keynotes

Shawn Robinson

Dr. Shawn A. Robinson
Opening Speaker

Nicole Patton Terry

Dr. Nicole Patton Terry
Keynote Speaker

Anita Archer

Dr. Anita L. Archer
Keynote Speaker

Session Details

Conference Schedule

(schedule is subject to change)

Pre-registration at Oncenter
Wednesday, October 19th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday, October 20

Day One

Expo & Registration
8:30 AM – 9:50 AM

Welcome and Opening Keynote
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Breakout Session #1
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Breakout Session #2
1:50 PM – 2:50 PM

Breakout Session #3
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Networking Reception at Everson Museum
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Friday, October 21

Day Two

Breakfast & Expo
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakout Session #4
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Breakout Session #5
10:10 AM – 11:10 AM

Refreshment Break
11:10 AM – 11:30 AM

Breakout Session #6
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Breakout Session #7
12:40 PM – 1:40 PM

1:40 PM – 2:45 PM

Closing Address and Keynote
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

The early bird purchase amount is $499 until October 1, 2022. The standard registration price will start on October 2 for $599. Your registration provides access to all sessions throughout the two-day conference (2 keynotes, all breakout sessions, the conference reception, and meals).

Yes, you will receive a certificate for the conference sessions. The Reading League is a proud partner with ALTA and IMSLEC and will provide credits for those entities as well.

No, this year’s conference will be in-person only. 

Session breakout schedules and information will be posted on the website in early June.

The Reading League is hosting a reception for all conference attendees. This is a free event where attendees can enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment in a local museum just walking distance from the conference venue. The reception is two hours long and attendees can come and go as they please.

We are unable to offer any discounts or free registrations. If cost is an issue, many attendees have success funding their conference experience through grant funding with their school or school district. The conference is a great opportunity to use your ESSER funds to invest in strong professional development.

Yes, The Reading League conference has an exclusive hotel discount with the Marriott Syracuse Downtown; within walking distance from the conference venue! We encourage you to book early as rooms are limited. Book here for special rates.

Credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted for immediate registrations online.
Purchase orders: If you select Purchase Order as your payment option, the purchase order must be emailed to and received within 30 days of the registration date. Your registration will not be finalized until a purchase order has been received. Unpaid registrations are subject to cancellation after 30 days from the registration date. 

Our refund policy is as follows:

  • Cancellations submitted from May 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022, will receive a 100% refund of registration fees.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations submitted after September 30, 2022.
  • Refunds will be issued in the same form as the original payment when possible.
  • The Reading League does not award payment credit towards future services or events.

To cancel your registration, please visit the registration site and click already registered under the register now button. Access your account using the email address you used to register and your confirmation number, click the Cancel button and follow the on-screen directions. Please reference the refund policy above.

Download a copy of our W-9 Form.

Please direct questions to Our event manager, Maddy, will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the event. Please note that the response time to emails received closer to the date of the conference may be delayed.

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