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39th Day of Reading Conference

presented by the Secondary Reading League

The Secondary Reading League is a 2013-2014 Illinois Reading Council of Excellence Award Winner!

39th Day of Reading Conference--Call for Proposal Information 

SRL'S April Pizza YA Book Talk Information here


Pre-Conference Workshop--Friday, November 13, 2015


Conference--Saturday, November 14, 2014


Mary Ehrenworth

Adolescent Literacy Expert, Acclaimed Author


Matt de la Pena

YA author

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Tinley Park Convention Center

18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL


  • Illinois' premier secondary reading and literacy conference
  • Over 20 concurrent sessions featuring the latest best practice in reading and literacy instruction (program posted summer 2014)
  • Leading educators, literacy experts and YA authors share their insights into adolescent literacy issues and content area reading instruction
  • Illinois Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) available
  • Exhibits area
  • Morning refreshments and mid-morning snack
  • Luncheon Keynote Address and Door Prizes--time to network
  • Matt de la Pena's and Mary Ehrenworth's books sold and autographed (cash, checks and credit cards)
  • Pre-conference Dinner with Matt de la Pena and Mary Ehrenworth on November 13, 2015
  • School team discounts available (Contact us--available July 1, 2015)
  • Pre-Conference Workshop featuring Mary Ehrenworth November 13, 2015


Who should attend?

  • Interdisciplinary/instructional teams
  • Reading and instructional specialists
  • Content area teachers
  • School and district administrators
  • Curriculum directors
  • Subject area coordinators
  • ELL teachers
  • Title I teachers
  • Special education teachers
  • Librarians
  • Literacy teams


Register by mail--download a registration form, complete and mail (For check payments and purchase orders) AVAILABLE JULY 1, 2015


Download the 39th Day of Reading Conference Program AVAILABLE JULY 1, 2015

Download a flyer for the 39th Day of Reading Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop AVAILABLE April 1, 2015

Download a flyer for the 39th Day of Reading Pre-Conference Workshop AVAILABLE April 1, 2015




NEW!!! SRL's March 2015 Newsletter can be found here


2015 SRL Literacy Grant (Due September 1, 2015)


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