The author of the 2019 Bill Martin Jr. Picture Book Award, Dan Santat, will speak at an upcoming literacy conference at Emporia State University. The 22nd Annual Kansas Regional Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Conference to be held Nov. 4 at Emporia State.
22nd Annual Kansas Regional Reading Recovery® and Early Literacy Conference - November 4, 2019
Adria Klein, Ph.D.
Program Director and Reading Recovery Trainer, Saint Mary’s College of California
Debra Rich, Ph.D.
Reading Recovery Trainer, Saint Mary’s College of California
Michal Taylor, Ph.D.
Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, South Lyon Community Schools, Michigan
Children’s Author and Illustrator, Santat won the 2019 Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award for his book, After the Fall. The award will be presented at the conference luncheon, after which Santat will speak about his work.
About Reading Recovery
Reading Recovery is a short term, early intervention program designed for the lowest achievers in a first grade classroom.
Reading Recovery History
Reading Recovery was developed by New Zealand developmental psychologist and educator Marie M. Clay.
Every year, the Kansas Regional Reading Recovery University Training Center conducts a study to evaluate the program's effectiveness.
Our Regional Reading Recovery University Training Center hosts the Annual Kansas Regional Reading Recovery® & Early Literacy Conference annual conference ever Fall at Emporia State University. The national conference is held every year in Ohio.
If you have an appointment at the Kansas Regional Reading Recovery University Training Center, the office is located within the offices of the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence in the lower level of The Earl Center at Emporia State University, 1601 State St.
The Earl Center is located off of State Street across from Hammond Park. The two story, brick building houses the Department of Counselor Education on the top level and JIEE on the bottom level.
Kansas Regional Reading Recovery Training Center
Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4036
Emporia, KS 66801
Kansas Regional Reading Recovery University Training Center
Jones Institute for Educational Excellence (not on the main campus)
1601 State Street
Annie Opat, Trainer and Director
Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday
8 am - 5 pm