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Secondary Reading League

"Leaders for Literacy"

The Secondary Reading League is proud to announce its line-up for the 39th Day of Reading Conference


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


Conference--Saturday, November 14, 2015


Mary Ehrenworth

Adolescent Literacy Expert, Acclaimed Author


Matt de la Peña

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 (complete program here)
  • Leading educators, literacy experts and YA authors share their insights into adolescent literacy issues and content area reading instruction
  • Illinois Continuing Professional Development Clock Hours available
  • Exhibits area
  • Morning refreshments and mid-morning snack
  • Luncheon Keynote Address and Door Prizes--time to network
  • Matt de la Peña's and Mary Ehrenworth's books sold and autographed (cash, checks and credit cards)
  • Pre-conference Dinner with Matt de la Peña 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)

Online Registration NOW OPEN!!!


Download the 39th Day of Reading Conference Program

Download a flyer for the 39th Day of Reading Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop

Download a flyer for the 39th Day of Reading Pre-Conference Workshop



2015 SRL Literacy Grant (Due September 1, 2015)


SRL...a 2013-14 IRC Council of Excellence Award Winner

SRL...a 2012-13 IRC Council of Excellence Award Winner