ACCOMMODATIONS | AGENDA | RATES | SPEAKERS | EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS

Thursday, March 14th

* Indicates additional fee to attend and must sign up through the registration site to attend.

7:00am - 6:00pm

Registration Open

8:00am - 3:30pm

Dyslexia Strand *

Dr. Marcia Invernizzi

8:30am - 9:30am

Pre-Conference Literacy Institute Sessions *

Pernille Ripp Cathy Collier Stacey Shubitz

9:00am - 6:30pm

Exhibit Hall Open

9:50am - 11:20am

Pre-Conference Literacy Institute Sessions *

Ellen Lewis Sponsored by Scholastic
Jan Richardson Sponsored by Scholastic
Brenda Overturf Cathy Collier

10:00am - 11:00am

First Time Attendee Reception

11:30am - 12:30pm

General Session

Pernille Ripp

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Donald Bear Sponsored by McGraw Hill
Brenda Overturf
Laura Stewart Sponsored by Zaner-Bloser
Pernille Ripp Stacey Shubitz

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Ellen Lewis Sponsored by Scholastic
Jan Richardson Sponsored by Scholastic
Pernille Ripp

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Afternoon Break

3:45pm - 5:00pm

Award Recognition General Session

Kylene Beers Sponsored by HMH
Robb Probst Sponsored by HMH

5:15pm - 6:30pm

Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Paint Night *


Friday, March 15th

7:00am - 6:00pm

Registration Open

7:30am - 9:00am

Administrators Breakfast

Evan Robb
Laura Robb Sponsored by Scholastic

7:30am - 9:30am

Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00am - 9:30am

Early Literacy Breakfast  *

Josh Funk

8:00am - 4:00pm

Exhibit Hall Open

8:00am - 10:00am

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Jeff Anderson
Jess Keating
April Sayre
Kate Messner

9:10am - 10:10am

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Laura Stewart Sponsored by Zaner-Bloser
Josh Funk

10:15am - 11:30am

General Session

Kate Messner

11:30am - 12:00pm

Lunch

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Author Speed Dating

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Jeff Anderson
Evan Robb
Laura Robb Sponsored by Scholastic
April Sayre

1:15pm - 2:30pm

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Jeff Anderson
Shante Templeton Sponsored by HMH

3:45pm - 5:00pm

General Session

Donald Bear Sponsored by McGraw Hill

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Annual Banquet 

Pam Munoz Ryan

8:30pm - 9:30pm

President's Reception


Saturday, March 16th

7:00am - 11:00am

Registration Open 

7:30am - 8:50am

Membership Meeting and State of VSRA Breakfast *

Katherine Applegate

9:00am - 12:00pm

Featured/Concurrent Sessions

Jess Keating
Penny Kittle