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2019 Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery® Conference
will be held at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile Hotel on January 23 - 25, 2019!

Sponsored by Illinois Reading Recovery® Center for Literacy and National Louis University

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Attendee Registration


Pre-Conference: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Conference: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
Early Registration Deadline: November 30, 2018




Early Registration
by 11/30/2018
(same  rates as 2018 Conference!)

Late Registration
after 11/30/2018

Three Days
(Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)



Two Days
(Wednesday and Thursday  OR  Thursday and Friday)
$475 $510

One Day
(Wednesday, Thursday OR Friday)

$350 $385

Please note:

A continental breakfast and lunch will be served Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. These meals are included in the registration fee.

Submission of this registration is a commitment to pay if the Conference is held, regardless of weather conditions. No-shows will be invoiced and subject to collections for the full amount. Unpaid registrations (including no-shows) will necessitate barring registration for future Conferences and Institutes sponsored by the Reading Recovery Center for Literacy at NLU.


All registrations must be completed online. Registration opening this fall for the 2019 Conference.  

If your school district requires additional documentation or a paper registration to help with the online registration process, please send an email to: or phone/fax:847-905-8020  and provide email address to email the form.

Payment Options

You may register and select one of these payment options: credit card, check, or purchase order.

If you are using a check or purchase order, please select that option in "Payment Method" and submit the documentation or check using the following directions.

  • Check Payments (submit within 30 days):
    Make checks payable to National Louis University.
    Mail your email confirmation and check to:

                 National Louis University
                 Attn: Reading Recovery
                 850 Warrenville Road
                 Lisle, IL 60514

  • Purchase Orders (submit within 30 days):
    A purchase order number and submission of online registration will hold a registration but does not constitute payment. If you use a school PO (payable to National Louis University) you must comply with NLU payment terms. If your school district does not submit the PO, you will be responsible for the conference fees. Your employer’s PO form must arrive by November 30,2018 to obtain the early rate.
    If you are paying by Purchase Order, send the PO and email confirmation to:
    • Mail Option
                National Louis University
                Attn: Reading Recovery
                850 Warrenville Road
                Lisle, IL 60514
  • Email Option
    Email purchase order and copy of the emailed confirmation to:
  • Fax Option
    Fax purchase order and copy of the emailed confirmation to: 847-905-8020

Cancellations and Refunds

There will be a $50.00 per person accounting charge for all refunds. Refunds will not be given after December 14, 2018. All cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to To receive a refund, the cancellation email must be received on or before December 14, 2018. Refunds will not be granted after this date. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.  Substitutions are always accepted. Please contact the registration office at to make these arrangements.

You may transfer your registration to another person if you notify the Registration Office at 847-905-8020 or by email to


An email confirmation is automatically generated as soon as the online registration is completed. Please check your "Spam" or "Junk" folders as many times the email is blocked by firewalls and redirected to these folders.

Directions to access your registration or print a confirmation, invoice or receipt:

  1. Click on this link
  2. Click on "View or Change Your Existing Registration" link and enter your email address and password used for registration.
  3. Click on the link "View, Print, or Email Registration Record and Invoice"
  4. Use the links as needed on this page
  5. Scroll down to find "Actions" and "Documents" on right side of screen

Registration Assistance / Questions

Please contact the registration office: OR phone/fax: 847-905-8020


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