Spring Symposium


The Reading League’s Spring Symposium sponsored by Wilson Language Training.

Thursday, May 20, 2021
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST (virtual event)

All voices are needed to promote the Science of Reading in order to impact ALL students. Join us as we explore specific ways each of us can be active participants in the Science of Reading movement. In this symposium, you’ll hear from these respected leaders in the field:

  • Amy Murdock, Ph.D. and Laura Saylor, Ph.D., Professors at Mount St. Joseph University: How Our School of Education Embraced the Science and Redefined How We Prepare Future Teachers
  • Eiman Abdulrahman, M.D., Pediatrician: Literacy as a Major Factor in Children’s Health and Well-Being
  • Kymyona Burk, Ed.D., Policy Director for Early Education at ExcelinEd: Using Your Voice to Impact Early Literacy Policy
  • Linda Diamond, former President of CORE: The Power of Consumer Knowledge as Champion for the Science of Reading
  • Sonya Thomas, Parent and Executive Director of Nashville PROPEL: Parents as Change Agents

Bonus Session: Ten-Minute Take-Aways TRL Chapter leaders share practical tips and tasks you can implement tomorrow. Sessions include: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency: Writing Conventions Taught in a Morning Message, and Irregular Words, High-frequency Words, and Sight Words.

Click here to view event agenda, session abstracts, and speaker biographies.


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More Information

• All sessions are live.

• All sessions are in EST (New York)

• Each session is 1 hour in length.

• You will be sent a Zoom link via Eventbrite on the morning of May 20, 2021 to access the sessions.

• All purchases include access to all sessions live AND access to video recordings released once the event has concluded. Access to recordings will be provided via The Reading League’s video streaming site in perpetuity.

• This symposium will provide 6 credit hours. You will receive a certificate of attendance after the event has ended. A follow-up email will be sent with directions and a coupon code to login onto The Reading League’s video streaming site to access all session videos and resources within 48 hours.

• The Reading League has a No Refund Policy for this symposium. All sales are final.

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