2024 Alaska Science of Reading Symposium Agenda

Full session descriptions will be announced in February 2024, please check back for Symposium agenda updates.

Day 1: Know Better, Do Better | Friday, April 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Registration Opens
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Welcome Remarks and address from Governor Dunleavy & Commissioner Deena Bishop
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Opening Keynote Kareem Weaver

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Break

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Breakout Session 1

Session Title: Ideas Ideas Ideas
Speaker: Steve Bollar

Session Title: TBD
Speakers: Marybeth Flachbart & Rosie Santana

Session Title: TBD
Speaker: Kareem Weaver

Pam Kastner
Erin Replogle
Anita Archer

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

TED Talk Panel

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Break

4:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Breakout Session 2

Steve Bollar
Marybeth Flachbart, Rosie Santana
Pam Kastner
Kareem Weaver
Erin Replogle
Anita Archer

5:45 PM – 6:00 PM

Break

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Evening Banquet Keynote Stand Tall Steve

Day 2: Collaboration and Courage | Saturday, April 20, 2024

Start of Day: 8:00 AM
Registration Opens
8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

Breakfast Keynote Stephanie Stollar PHD

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM
Break
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Breakout Session 1

Stephanie Stollar
Rosie Santana
Marybeth Flachbart
Holly Lane, Valentina Contesse
Denise Eide
TNTP (The New Teacher Project)

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Breakout Session 2

Stephanie Stollar
Rosie Santana
Marybeth Flachbart
Holly Lane, Valentina Contesse
Denise Eide
TNTP (The New Teacher Project)

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Break

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch & Learn with Commissioner Deena Bishop
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Breakout Session 3

Stephanie Stollar
Rosie Santana
Marybeth Flachbart
Holly Lane, Valentina Contesse
Denise Eide
TNTP (The New Teacher Project)

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Break

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Afternoon Keynote Kate Winn
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Resource Showcase and Networking Reception

Day 3: Walk the Talk | Sunday, April 21, 2024

8:00 AM
Registration Opens
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Breakfast Keynote Brent Conway
9:30 PM – 9:45 PM
Break
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Breakout Session 1

Session Title: What does the research say about Els and early literacy learning to read?
Speaker: Rosie Santana

Luis Cruz
Joel Isaak and Kari Shaginoff
Brent Conway
Pam Kastner
Kate Winn
TNTP – New Teacher Project

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Break

11:15 AM -12:30 PM
Breakout Session 2

Session Title: What does the research say about Els and early literacy learning to read?
Speaker: Rosie Santana

Luis Cruz
Joel Isaak and Kari Shaginoff
Brent Conway
Pam Kastner
Kate Winn
TNTP – New Teacher Project

12:30PM – 12:45PM

Break

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Lunch Keynote Luis Cruz
2:00 PM
End of conference
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