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Welcome to the 2022 State of Maryland Literacy Association Conference. This is Maryland’s 50th annual conference!  The three day event is packed with exciting opportunities for professional development, networking, and examining exemplary materials for classroom use. This conference is intended for a wide-range of audiences including classroom teachers, reading specialists, special educators, curriculum specialists, administrators, and other educators. There is a variety of high caliber speakers, researchers, practitioners, publishers, and authors that are presenting throughout the conference, as well as the pre-conference "Session Saturday" presentations. You may apply for CPD credit through MDSE by filling out this form.  To qualify, you must have attended 15 hours total.  This includes time you spent engaged in "Session Saturday" presentations.  Please fill out all of the information.  Incomplete requests will not be filled.  Requests will be cross referenced with attendance from "Session Saturday" presentations and on the weekend of March 31-April 2nd 2022.   If you participated for the required hours, you will receive a credit. Please be patient, you will receive your form.

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Saturday, January 8 • 11:00am - 11:45am
“It depends where I am in my life, whether I love reading or not’: Challenges and Opportunities for Fostering the Personal Reading Lives of Teachers.”

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This presentation examines the personal reading lives of teachers (and other literacy professionals). Specifically, why do personal reading lives matter and how to foster healthy reading lives for ourselves and others.

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Matthew Sroka

Queen Anne's County Public Schools/High School English Teacher, Session Saturday Presenter
Matthew Sroka received his Ed.D in Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Instruction: Literacy from Salisbury University. He currently teaches English at Queen Anne’s County High School in Centreville, Maryland.

Saturday January 8, 2022 11:00am - 11:45am EST
Session Saturday Presentation

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