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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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For general questions, contact the Conference Coordinator, Gayle Glick at ggayle56@aol.com.
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Thursday, March 31 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Welcome and Orientation

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During the opening session the conference chair will provide warm welcoming remarks. Dr. Michael Martirano, Superintendent  of Howard County Public School System, will be introduced and deliver a message to participants. Following that there will be an orientation informing participants of conference logistics. This includes an overview of sessions, navigating the site, creating a personal schedule, and obtaining conference support if needed.  Conference Support will also be provided from 6:00-6:30.



Speakers
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Kelly Davis

Curriculum Specialist, Author, Consultant, 2022 Conference Chair
Kelly Davis is a “teacher without borders”.  In her fortieth year in education. She has experience as a general education and special education teacher, in addition to serving as a Department of Special Education Resource in the Howard County Public School System. Kelly currently... Read More →


Thursday March 31, 2022 5:30pm - 6:00pm EDT
Conference Chair