With Literacy & Justice for All
March 9, 2018 – March 11, 2018
San Diego Town & Country Resort
Friday Morning Super Session Speaker
Ernest Morrell, Professor of Literacy Education at Notre Dame, speaks on culturally relevant teaching and urban youth.
Friday Luncheon Speaker
Martha Barnette, co-host of National Public Radio’s A Way with Words, speaks on building curiosity about words and language.
Friday Evening Dinner and Event
Viet Mai is a spoken word poet who will present a student showcase featuring spoken word poetry.
Saturday Morning Super Session Speaker
Kelly Gallagher speaks on classroom curriculum for writing and reading that you can use on Monday.
Saturday Luncheon Speaker
Meg Medina writes books for all ages about strong girls, tough times, and the power of culture.
Matt de la Peña
Saturday Banquet Speaker
Matt de la Peña writes award-winning young adult literature featuring characters who struggle with racial issues.
Melissa de la Cruz
Sunday Brunch Speaker
Melissa de la Cruz writes popular series of young adult novels that have been made into films for television.