2015 NCRA Conference

March 15 – 17, 2015

Raleigh Convention Center

Conference Theme: Literacy Awakens Minds, Hearts, and Dreams

The North Carolina Reading Association holds a three-day conference. Nationally-recognized general sessions speakers include Kelly Gallagher, Ruta Sepetys, and Bryan Collier. Children’s authors, national literacy experts, college professors, and NC administrators and teachers will conduct 2.5 hour institutes on Sunday, March 15 and one-hour sessions on Monday and Tuesday, March 16-17, 2015.

• Where? Raleigh Convention Center
• Credit? With prior approval from your LEA, you receive .5 CEUs for attending Sunday institutes and 1.0 CEUs for attending sessions on Monday and Tuesday.

Download a preliminary list of the 2015 NC Reading Conference sessions as of 1-18-15.
Additional sessions to be presented by DPI and sessions by NC authors John Claude Bemis, Tameka Fryer Brown, Tommy Hayes, Joan Holub, Lester Laminack, Kelly Starling Lyons, Sheila Turnage, Carole Boston Weatherford, and more.

Register and pay online to attend the conference
Download the registration form here (updated as of 1-19-15)
Register a group of teachers

Registrants will receive an emailed confirmation this year!

Curious about the Conference costs? Download a PDF of the costs here.

Direct conference questions to ncra.execassist@gmail.com.

Book your hotel room by 2/27  (rate goes up significantly after that – and availability may be limited)

Sign up online to Exhibit
2015 Conference Exhibits Contract to download
2015 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities
2015 Conference Program Book Ad Form

Exhibit questions?
Rosemary Campbell (ncra.exhibitschair@gmail.com)
Mail Checks to: Rosemary Campbell, 2146 Setter Lane, Efland, NC 27243.



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Local Councils
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