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Zaharis Elementary to host literacy conference in Mesa


Registration is open for Echoes of Learning, the 2017 Zaharis Elementary literacy conference. The conference offers teachers throughout the Valley the opportunity to hear from three renowned authors and engage with fellow educators. Attendees will observe teacher-student teams modeling literacy strategies during breakout sessions.

The three keynote speakers are:

Pam Muñoz Ryan, 2016 Newbery Honor Medal recipient and 2018 Hans Christian Andersen nominee and author of “Echoes” and “Esperanza Rising.”
Donalyn Miller, manager of Independent Reading and Outreach at Scholastic and author of “The Book Whisperer.”
Frank Serafini, 2014 Distinguished Professor of Children’s Literature and author of the “Looking Closely” series.

The event is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at Zaharis Elementary School, 9410 E. McKellips Road in Mesa. Lunch will be provided.

To register, visit: http://www.mpsaz.org/zaharis/literacyconference/.

Registration fees are $50 for professional educators and $30 for full-time students.

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