Registration is now open for “Dynamics of Dyslexia,” our 2017 Annual Conference! The conference will be held on October 24th and 25th, 2017, at the NIU Naperville Conference Center. Our Featured Presenter on Tuesday, October 24th is Sarah Ward, Co-Director of Cognitive Connections. She will address Executive Functioning Strategies for Parents and Educators. On Wednesday, October 25th, Dr. Peter Bowers, founder of WordWorks Literacy Centre, will speak on Structured Word Inquiry.
This year’s conference will also feature a special three-hour workshop each day, for an additional $50 fee per workshop. Tuesday’s workshop will be: “The Write Tools Workshop: Engaging Narrative Writing Strategies for Struggling or Resistant Writers,” presented by Alice Greiner and Mary Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, Dr. Peter Bowers will present “Structured Word Inquiry Workshop: Understanding through Practice.”
SESSION DESCRIPTIONS & CONFERENCE RATES:
For details of each session, please review our guide: 2017 Conference Sessions
Up to 14 Professional Development credit hours will be offered. Discounted rates are offered to ERI members. NOTE: If you need to renew your membership or wish to join as a new member, please use the online conference registration link below. You can purchase membership in the same transaction as conference registration.
Rates for attending this year’s conference are the same as last year*
Early Bird Rates (will end October 6, 2017)
Two-Day Attendance Member Rate: $250
Two-Day Attendance Non-Member Rate: $290
One-Day Attendance Member Rate: $200
One-Day Attendance Non-Member Rate: $240
Rates after October 6, 2017
Two-Day Attendance Member Rate: $275
Two-Day Attendance Non-Member Rate: $315
One-Day Attendance Member Rate: $225
One-Day Attendance Non-Member Rate: $265
*Note: These rates do not include the additional workshop fees. Lunch is on your own–there are many restaurants nearby as well as an onsite cafe.
Due to limited administrative staff, registration is online only. Registration is easy online, even if you will be paying with a Purchase Order or by check. If you know the Purchase Order Number, choose “Pay with Purchase Order” and you will be prompted to enter the number in the box provided on the online form. If you do not yet have the Purchase Order Number or are paying by check, simply choose the “Pay Later” option. Note: If your school requires a paper copy of your registration for reimbursement purposes, choose the “pay later” option. You will be emailed a confirmation that lists the sessions you have registered for as well as the price. You can print this confirmation for your school office. If attendance is denied, just let us know and we will cancel your registration at no cost.
Purchase Orders and checks should be made out to “Everyone Reading Illinois.” Checks should be mailed to:
Everyone Reading Illinois
799 Roosevelt Road, Suite 314
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Fax for Purchase Orders: 630-469-6810
If you have any questions, call us at 630-469-6900 or email email@example.com.
This year we are offering a chance to win up to $5,000 cash! All proceeds benefit Everyone Reading Illinois. For more information or to purchase a raffle ticket, visit our Events page:
This year we are offering a limited number of partial scholarships for currently practicing Illinois teachers. Deadline to apply for scholarships is September 22, 2017.
Click here to download an application: Bailar Frasor Scholarship Application
Click the link below to download an Exhibitor Application Form. Once downloaded, you can type on the form.
Note: To purchase advertising in our Conference Manual or be included on the List of Exhibitors in the Conference Manual, we must receive your form and payment by 9/26/17.
VENUE AND HOTEL INFORMATION
Hotel Information: To reserve a room at the discounted rate, follow the link below: