session schedule and a little bit about the fun activities planned by the Hospitality Committee (yoga and wood painting for starters). This week, we bring you information about our keynote speaker, Dr. Lisa Dembouski.Now that summer is officially here (at least meteorologically), it’s time to get serious about the 2017 Summer Institute. Last week, we shared the
profile page on the Gustavus website for more information about her.Dr. Dembouski is a professor of education at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. Lisa describes her work this way: “I do teacher education and preparation, mentoring, advocacy for exceptionalities (particularly my own), writing (critical pedagogy, socially just education, and disability studies in education), and pedagogical excellence.” Check out her
You can watch a TEDx talk by Dr. Dembouski about her experience living with “invisible differences.”
Other SI Highlights
-Pre-conference sessions (ABE Foundations for those new to ABE and College and Career Readiness Standards Foundation)
-Keynote speaker and vendor fair
-Summertime by George
-Yoga in the park
-Poster session and vendor fair
-Literacy Action Network Awards Banquet
-Happy hour and silent auction
-Documentary movie night
-Breakfast and book club
Details & registration
For all the news and to register for the conference, visit the Summer Institute page on the Literacy Action Network website. Remember to register before July 21 to avoid a $25 late fee. And don’t forget to reserve your hotel room (information about hotels can also be found on the LAN website).
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We look forward to seeing you there!