Conference Agenda


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Conference Agenda


Friday September 22, 2017

4:30 – 6:00 PM
Conference registration and check-in

6:00 – 8:00 PM
Meet & greet at the beach – Speakers, Board, Sponsors, Participants


Saturday September 23, 2017

7:30 – 8:15 AM

  • Attendees check-in at the IDA Florida Conference Table
  • Resource Exploration in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Network with other attendees. Enjoy pastry, tea or coffee.

8:15 – 8:30 AM
Welcome – Pat Sekel, President of IDA Florida

8:30 – 10:00 AM
The Science of Reading: Comprehensive Literacy Instruction for ALL Students”
Margie Gillis

10:00 – 10:15 AM
Break –  Visit Exhibitors. Network with other attendees.

10:15 – 11:45 AM
“Maximizing Student Engagement – A Critical Component for Reading Gains”
Mary Wennersten

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Break

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Lunch:  Your Lunch Order will be noted on Your Name Tag.
Resource Exploration in the Exhibit Hall. Network with other attendees.

1:00 – 1:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions:

  1. How Low Can You Go?  Using Assistive Technology for Reading Comprehension In the Elementary Grades,” Jennifer Topple, IDA & Kim Papastavridis, M.Ed. CCC/SLP
  2. “Tapestry Project,” Bridget Lyons, Arts & Literacy Educator

1:45 – 2:00 PM
Break – Resource Exploration. Network with other attendees. Enjoy a light snack.

2:00 – 2:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions:

  1. UFLI – Florida’s Accredited University Program,” Holly Lane
  2. Experience Dyslexia,” FLIDA Board Members

2:45 – 3:45 PM
“Using Literacy Screening Data to Support Students with Reading Difficulties”
Margie Gillis

3:45 – 4:00 PM

  • Dyslexia Legislation Update
    Florida Representative Gayle Harrell, Kirstina Ordetx, IDA Florida
  • Closing Remarks: Pat Sekel, President of FLIDA

4:00 – 4:30 PM
IDA Florida Annual General Meeting for ALL IDA Florida Members to Attend, Please.

4:30 – 5:00 PM
Attendees Explore Resources in the Exhibit Hall. (Vendors Pack Up at 5:00 p.m.)

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Please join us for S’mores at the fire pit overlooking the beach

 

 


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