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2022 East Texas Literacy Symposium

March 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

East Texas Literacy Symposium

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The 2022 East Texas Literacy Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, in the Longview University Center at UT Tyler. Check-in for registered participants will open at 8:00 am.

This symposium is offered free of charge to educators, volunteer tutors, ESL teachers, and other library and nonprofit professionals who work in the fields of adult and family literacy.

See the schedule outline below; detailed descriptions of the workshops can be found here.

Schedule (subject to change)

8:00 am – 8:30 am — Check-in, breakfast

8:30 am – 8:45 am — Welcome (Kathy Weeks, East Texas Literacy Council; Steve Banta, Literacy Texas)

Session 1: 8:50 am – 10:20 am (90 min)

Building Persistence & Resilience, Part 1 (Part 2 in Session 2) – Dr. Olga Escamilla

Beyond Poverty & Trauma Beginning with Adult Literacy, Part 1 (Part 2 in Session 2) – Theresa Sands

Beyond Singing: The Power of Music in the Classroom – Dr. Glenda Rose

BREAK

Session 2: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (90 min)

Building Persistence & Resilience, Part 2 – Dr. Olga Escamilla

Beyond Poverty & Trauma Beginning with Adult Literacy, Part 2 – Theresa Sands

How to Develop an Effective Lesson Plan, Part 1 (Part 2 in Session 3) – Irene Ramos

WORKING LUNCH 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Session 3: 1:10 pm – 2:40 pm (90 min)

How to Develop an Effective Lesson Plan, Part 2 – Irene Ramos

Writing Through the Levels of ESL – Dr. Glenda Rose

Incorporating Civics Into ESL – Dr. Olga Escamilla

DOOR PRIZES, FAREWELL


Directions to the Longview University Center
Directions from I-20: Exit onto Hwy 259 North (Eastman Road). The Longview University Center is about 2 miles past Loop 281 on the left.

Directions from Hwy 80: Turn North on Hwy 259 (Eastman Road). The Longview University Center is about 2 miles past Loop 281 on the left.


Downloads:

Download a PDF copy of the schedule listed above.

Download a flyer to display at your location or send to others who may be interested in attending.


Special thanks to:

The Longview University Center at UT Tyler

The Texas Center for Advancement of Literacy & Learning (TCALL)

The Texas Workforce Commission


Read more about the annual regional literacy symposiums here.

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Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Organizers

Literacy Texas
East Texas Literacy Council

Venue

The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center
3201 North Eastman Road
Longview, TX 75605 United States
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