2014 ILLINOIS COMPREHENSIVE LITERACY AND READING RECOVERY CONFERENCE

2014 Annual Illinois Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery® Conference
will be held at the Marriott Chicago Downtown Hotel from January 22 - January 24, 2014!


Sponsored by Illinois Reading Recovery® Center and National Louis University

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About the Conference

2014 Conference Survey

The 2014 Annual Illinois Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery® Conference is designed to provide excellent professional development opportunities for K-8 classroom, Reading Recovery, intervention, Special Education teachers, literacy coaches, reading specialists, school and district administrators.

Reading Recovery is a research-proven early intervention designed to give the most tangled first grade learners early access to Tier I instruction. Reading Recovery operates within a comprehensive literacy system as an RTI approach designed to improve student achievement through continuously renewing teacher expertise and leadership.

Conference sessions emphasize the dynamic, continuous relationship between the school literacy curriculum and the educational agencies and policies that influence systemic renewal.

Opportunities For

  • increasing professional knowledge about school improvement methods and RTI
  • extending understanding of how children learn to read and write
  • exploring issues of effective early intervention instruction and implementation of Reading Recovery
  • expanding leadership and political advocacy at the school, district, state, and national levels
  • examining and reviewing the latest instructional materials and evidence based instructional methods for reversing reading difficulties

School Leadership Institute

The School Leadership Institute will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014. There will be a series of sessions tailored for school leaders including Reading Recovery Site Coordinators, Principals, Literacy Coaches, and others related to leading school improvement process, developing and sustaining professional learning communities, and using student achievement data to plan professional development. Educational leaders will present the Institute sessions.

Who should attend: Reading Recovery Site Coordinators, PCL Network Leaders, IL Network of Literacy Administrators, District Administrators, School Principals, and Literacy Leaders.

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658

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