2018 Annual Literacy Conference and Virginia Hamilton Conference | Kent State University

2018 Annual Literacy Conference and Virginia Hamilton Conference

Literacy: Privilege or Right?

October 11-12, Kent State Student Center, Kent, Ohio

 

Online registration is now available!

Online conference registration

There are three registration options:

Option 1: Thursday, October 11, 6-9 p.m.

Option 2: Friday, October 12, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Option 3: October 11 and 12

  • All events and meals

The Annual Literacy Conference, a partnership of Kent State University, Cleveland State University, The University of Akron, and Youngstown State University, focuses on literacy instructional practices for pre-K to grade 12 educators.

The Virginia Hamilton Conference is the longest-running event in the United States to focus exclusively on multicultural literature for children and young adults. Honoring author Virginia Hamilton, the conference reflects a commitment to promoting cultural awareness and affirming cultural pride while addressing the array of issues which surround the concept of culture.