Friday, October 15, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CDT
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St. James Church 
9045 Vaughn Rd.
Montgomery, AL 36117

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Sonya Yates 
International Dyslexia Association - Alabama Branch 
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Face to face registration is now CLOSED.  We are at capacity!



Join us for an exciting day filled with professional learning from national experts!


Natalie Wexler

Natalie Wexler is an education writer and the author of The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System—And How to Fix It (Avery 2019). She is also the co-author, with Judith C. Hochman, of The Writing Revolution: A Guide to Advancing Thinking Through Writing in All Subjects and Grades (Jossey-Bass, 2017), and a senior contributor to the education channel on Forbes.com.

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Linda Farrell

Linda is a founding partner at Readsters, located in Alexandria, VA.  Linda has the career of her dreams, which is helping children, adolescents, and adults learn to read.  She works nationally in schools helping districts select and implement instruction that ensures all students learn to read.  The process always starts with using the right data to select appropriate instruction.  Linda’s favorite work is modeling in the classroom and coaching teachers.  Linda also presents workshops all over the country about effective instruction for beginning and struggling readers.  She’s written assessments and curriculum with her business partner, Michael Hunter.  In the last five years, Linda has worked on two projects in Africa helping children learn to read in languages she doesn’t even speak!

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Registration is now open!

Early Bird Special:

Face to Face $100 until September 13th*

Virtual $250 until September 13th*

To pay by purchase order, please choose pay by check and mail your check to the address listed.

If you need an invoice, please contact president.al@dyslexiaida.org as soon as possible.

* After September 13th, the price for both Face to Face and Virtual will increase by $50.00.


Event hotels:
7651 East Chase Parkway
Group Code: DRC
8970 EastChase Parkway
Book by September 14, 2021


Rise to the Challenge: Fall 2021 Conference is Pre-Approved for CEU's.  Certificates will be issued at the conference for upload.