Conference 2013

Online registration for the 2013 NC Reading Conference is now CLOSED

You may still register on-site Sunday, March 10th or Monday, March 11th

UPDATE on Conference hotel

The Marriott Downtown Raleigh is now completely booked for Sunday, March 10 & Monday, March 11, but there are some alternative hotels nearby. The Clarion has given us a group rate for March 10 & 11. Click here for detailed information on nearby hotels, including the Clarion State Capital (must call, not book online, for group rate), Sheraton Downtown Raleigh and Hampton Inn & Suites.

Investigate that Story: Dig to the Core

When? March 10-12, 2013

Where? Raleigh Convention Center

What else? March 9, 2013-Young Authors celebration

Credit:  With prior approval from your LEA, you receive .5 CEUs for attending Sunday institutes and 1 CEU for attending sessions on Monday and Tuesday, for a possible total of 1.5 reading CEUs.

Cost: For prices for registration and Institutes, click here.

Scheduled sessions

(For a complete schedule of events, click here)

Presenters for Sunday institutes and breakout sessions on Monday & Tuesday include:

  • Keynote Speakers: Jack Gantos, Steven Layne, Andrea Pinkney
  • Children’s authors such as Allan Wolf, Ruta Sepetys, John Claude Bemis, JJ Johnson, Pat Calfee, Sheila Turnage, Stephen Messer and more.
  • National literacy experts such as Laura Robb, Richard Gentry, Kathy Bumgardner, Laura Candler, Carol Paola, Jane Feber, Christopher Lehman (co-author with Lucy Calkins of “Pathways to the Common Core”), and others.
  • Administrators, teachers, and professors from North Carolina classrooms and universities

To download or print a PDF of the registration form (paper), click here.

 Questions? Contact Conference Coordinators

Jean House: (919) 606-3806

Anita Stack: (919) 847-3415

Questions about exhibits?

Tommy Johnson or David Wagner