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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - 5th Annual READing Conference

5th Annual READing Conference

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Literacy | Hosted by: Colorado READ Act, Office of Special Education

Face-to-Face format. 5th Annual READing Conference
Face-to-Face format

Join us in Grand Junction, Colorado at the Two Rivers Convention Center for two days of exceptional learning.

This year’s conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 10th and 11th, 2019. This year we have another great line up of national literacy experts coming to Colorado to support our learning - Steven Dykstra Ph.D., Margie Gillis Ph.D., Susan Hall Ed.D., Nancy Mather Ph.D., and more! Registration is free and will be prioritized for current Colorado district literacy leaders, administrators, and educators.

Who:    All Colorado K-3 teachers, instructional coaches, and early literacy school and district leaders. 

What:   This conference is designed to support the implementation of evidence-based reading instruction. The focus will be on direct and explicit early literacy instruction for all students including English learners, emerging readers, and struggling readers.

Registration Opened: September 6th 

Conference RegistrationClick here to register for this year’s conference.


The link to register is also available on the CO READ Act Homepage.

Link to previous year's programs and presentation materials.

Event Date and Time

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019 (All day) to Friday, October 11, 2019 (All day)


Two Rivers Convention Center
159 Main St.
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501


At minimum 12 renewal hours will be provided for attending both days. 

Professional development events offers a certificate

Contact Information

Alex Frazier
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