SoMLA 2022 Virtual Conference has ended
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 22 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Literacy and Content Learning with the Justice League

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Let the Justice League save the day for struggling unmotivated readers in content classrooms with comic book context texts. Leave with lessons you can use tomorrow and ideas for designing your own graphic text-based lessons.

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Jason Allen

Session Saturday Presenter/Assistant Professor
Jason Allen is an Assistant Professor of Education at Shepherd University. He current serves as the Coordinator of Social Studies Education within the University’s School of Education. Before this, he taught social studies, sixth to twelfth grade for over 15 years. He holds a BA... Read More →
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LeAnn A. Johnson

Shepherd University/Associate Professor, Session Saturday Presenter
Dr. LeAnn Johnson worked as a special education teacher in New York before moving to Maryland where she completed a MS in Reading Instruction and a Ph.D. in Learning Disabilities. While there, she took a year off to teach an Elementary ELL class in Poland the year after the Berlin... Read More →

Saturday January 22, 2022 11:00am - 11:45am EST
Session Saturday Presentation

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