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Secondary Reading League

"Leaders for Literacy"

 2 Days until Secondary Reading League's 39th Day of Reading Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop


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

(Registration for Friday's Workshop is closed--We've reached our max! Thank you!!!)


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
  • Participants can earn Graduate Credit through the University of St. Francis


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


Walk-ins welcome for the 11/14/15 DOR Conference--download a registration form, complete and walk-in (checks, cash, credit cards, no purchase orders for walk-ins)

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



Earn Graduate Credit for Attending the Day of Reading Conference

University of St Francis DOR Syllabus can be found here


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

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