Dr. Tim Rasinski
Tim's presentations are nothing short of magical, bringing inspiration, joy and laughter into your reading program through his Fluency Development Lessons. Tim is a professor of literacy education at Kent State University.
Dr. Maria Walther
Maria is a well-known author and practicing teacher who will re-energize us by examining over 100 of the most recent popular children’s books. She offers rich ideas for incorporating comprehension skills, print concepts, key vocabulary, big ideas, and lesson extensions.
Dr. Ruth Culham
Ruth will share her groundbreaking work about the writing traits and writing from reading, based on 40 years of research and publication, in her energetic and ready-to-use session dedicated to improving writing instruction in learners.
Carole will present an author’s read-aloud We Are Water Protectors that issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water. Our speakers will use her work as a point of reference over the two-day Summit. Carole says “Miigwech” (be well).