2019 Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Conference

Thu, April 04 2019, 8:30 AM - Fri, April 05 2019, 4:00 PM [CST]

1808, Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 0G3, Canada




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Full Conference - 2 Days including lunch and breaks Partial Approval -$400.00

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Event Information

Thu, April 04 2019, 8:30 AM - Fri, April 05 2019, 4:00 PM [CST]

About the Event

The 2019 National Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Conference is a premier learning event sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Reading Recovery.  The theme for the 2019 confernece is: Changing Worlds - Literacy Learning for Each Child.

As a significant professional development opportunity for Early Literacy and Reading Recovery trained educators this event is second to none.  For two days you will engage with keynote speakers such as Dr. Sue Duncan and Dr. Mary Anne Doyle, learn from colleagues around the country in workshops and network with others who are involved in early literacy education. 

Early Literacy Exhibitor Trade Show: There will be approximately 25-30 publishing vendors also on-site who will be able to provide your classroom with books and other learning aids.  Get items for yourself and your classroom right from the source! 

All of the details, including the agenda and program information can be found on our website so check there often for information!  www.rrcanada.org

Book your accomodations before March 20, 2019!

This is an opportunity you won't want to miss! If your school district would like to send a group and would like to be invoiced please contact CIRR directly to make arrangements - 416-908-7711 or cirr@rrcanada.org

If you would like to present a workshop at this conference please see our website for the forms - http://rrcanada.org/annual-teachers-conference/

We look forward to a great conference!

Cancellation policy

We know that things come up and your plans to attend this conference may change. 

You are welcome to transfer your registration to another person - please send an email to Donna Jean (donnajean@rrcanada.org) or call 416-908-7711.  This will ensure that we know who is attending so they have a nametag and any dietary needs. There is no charge to transfer your registration to someone else. 

To cancel your registration, you will receive a refund less a $50 admin fee.  Cancellations received less than one week prior to the event will not be refunded.  

Please note, in the event of harsh weather on the day of the conference we will make every attempt to go ahead with the conference, even if your school is closed due to weather we are expecting that you will attend the conference.   If roads are closed and impassable such that you cannot get to the conference we will provide a credit to a future conference, less the $50 admin fee.

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About the Organizer

Canadian Institute of Reading Recovery (CIRR) is the convenor of Reading Recovery in Canada. CIRR is responsible for all aspects of the implementation of Reading Recovery in schools across Canada.


Event Speakers

Dr. Mary Anne Doyle
Professor Emeritus, University of Connecticut

Dr. Mary Anne Doyle is Professor Emerita and Trainer Emerita of the University of Connecticut where she has been the director of Connecticut’s Reading Recovery Project, director of the Reading-Language Arts Center, and Head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Reading Recovery. She is also the Consulting Editor for the Marie Clay Literacy Trust and chairs the Executive Board of the International Reading Recovery Trainers Organization.

Dr. Sue Duncan
Professor, Georgia State University

Sue Duncan is a New Zealander who has worked as a classroom teacher, a sole charge principal and a Reading Recovery tutor before training as a Reading Recovery trainer. In her role as a trainer, she was part of the pilot implementation of Reading Recovery for two years at the University of London, and helped set up the Canadian Institute of Reading Recovery before joining Georgia State University.

Sheila North, known as a “bridge builder”, is a member of Bunibonibee Cree Nation and was elected as Grand Chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO). She competed her term in August 2018 and now works as a department lead at the University College of the North. Previous to this, she enjoyed a career as the Chief Communication Officer at Assembly for Manitoba Chiefs, as a CBC journalist and CTV correspondent, an economic development officer, a radio personality and a Cree translator.