2022 East Texas Literacy Symposium
March 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The 2022 East Texas Literacy Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, in the Longview University Center at UT Tyler.
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.
Registration will open soon and will be linked from this page.
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
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
Special thanks to:
The Longview University Center at UT Tyler
The Texas Center for Advancement of Literacy & Learning (TCALL)
The Texas Workforce Commission
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