Home: Literacy Conference for Urban Educators


Classroom, community-based, family, and student educators! 

You're invited to our 

7th Annu

al Urban Educator Conference on Literacy. 


On-line registration is now closed but there are still a few spaces left in some of our workshops.  


You can register in-person on May 15th between 5:00-5:30pm outside of 6/204 (in the NAC building).


Whether you teach (or are preparing to teach) early childhood, elementary, middle, or high school,  there will be activities and resources that you can use to expand your teaching practice.


This year's conference offers four literacy-focused, interactive workshops. 


Come to learn, to share your insights, and to network with fellow educators. The conference is free. 



Spreading the Good Word in 2014
Teacher Researchers 
Sharing Action 
with Other Educators 

Sponsored by The Transformative Literacy Program
City College's School of Education

Thursday, May 15, 2014 
5:15-7:30pm
City College - CUNY 
NAC Building, 6/204
138th Street & Convent Ave

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS 

How I Learned to Write: The Social Dimensions of Writing

Carlissa Stewart & Alicia LaClair

"What We Want in a Teacher": Using Students' Knowledge and Interests to Support their Closer Relationships with Texts

Stacy-Ann Bola & Omiga McBean

This session is now filled

It Takes Two to Make Literacy Go Right: How Learning Environment and Discussion Can Lead to High Quality Academic Literacy Learning

Anabel Capellan & Anika Labossiere

The Monsters that Dwell Within and Without: How the Systems of Public Schooling Have Crept into our Teaching and Coaching Psyche
Grisel Marquez & Mabel Rodriguez

Each workshop emphasizes activities, lessons, and resources that have been implemented and evaluated by literacy educators and teacher researchers in their classrooms. 


*The conference is free of charge.  


For additional information about the conference, email Professor Lisa Simon (lisimon@ccny.cuny.edu)