WCU to host literacy conference

Educators from throughout the region are invited to attend a one-day conference focusing on literacy hosted by Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions.

The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom on the WCU campus.

Highlights include breakout sessions and a keynote address by Katie Wood Ray, a full-time writer and researcher on the teaching of writing who leads workshops and summer institutes across the nation. Ray is a former elementary and middle school teacher and developer at Columbia University’s Reading and Writing Project.

Registration includes lunch and is $50, $25 for students.

Elaine Franklin at 828.227.3318 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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