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June 18–19, 2020

Annually, Voyager Sopris Learning® invites a distinguished list of speakers to address current topics in the field of literacy for educators of all grade levels, from preK to higher education. New content is added each year, and a library containing more than 30 hours of archived webinars is available to the licensed user.

Literacy Symposium 2020 will give educators unparalleled literacy professional development in one convenient location.

  • Educators who attend the symposium receive a Certificate of Completion for continuing education credits
  • Registration is $139 per person and includes a one-year license to a vast library of recorded content
  • On-demand access allows licensees access to all content from the last several years

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Featuring internationally recognized authors in literacy education, including:

Natalie Wexler, JD
Author of The Knowledge Gap and co-author of The Writing Revolution

Brandy Gatlin-Nash, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of California, Irvine

Tiffany Hogan, PhD, CCC-SLP
Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab, and Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston MA

Kate Nation, BSc, DPhil, CPsychol
Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England

Shane Piasta, PhD
Associate Professor of Reading and Literature in Early and Middle Childhood in the Department of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, and Faculty Associate for the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy

Claude Goldenberg, PhD
Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

Kenn Apel, PhD, CCC-SLP
COMD Professor and Chair, and ASHA Fellow at the Arnold School of Public Health, University or South Carolina

Maria Murray, PhD
President and CEO, The Reading League

Jay Connor, JD, MBA
Founder and CEO, Learning Ovations

Sarah Siegal, PhD
Vice President for Research and Practice, Learning Ovations

Additional speakers and topics continually added.

Clips from Previous Literacy Symposium Presentations


Dyslexia: What’s all the Fuss? A Scientific Perspective

Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D.


Let’s Analyze! Using Teacher Expertise to Assess Lesson Effectiveness

Carol Tolman, Ed.D.


How Has the Common Core Changed Reading Instruction?

David Liben


Syntax Matters: The Link Between Sentence Writing and Sentence Comprehending

William Van Cleave, W.V.C.ED