On December 14, 2017, Maryland State Department of Education, in partnership with Ready At Five, will hold the Winter School Readiness Symposium at Turf Valley Resort.
The Winter Symposium is entitled Equity in Literacy Must Start Early and will feature Dr. Nell Duke, professor in literacy, language, and culture and in the combined program in education and psychology at the University of Michigan. Duke’s award-winning research focuses on early literacy development, particularly among children living in poverty. Duke has been named in EdWeek as among the 50 most influential scholars in education. Among her current roles is serving as an expert for the NBC News Parent Toolkit and as an advisor on children's television and other media for the Public Broadcasting Service/Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Ready to Learn program. Duke is author and co-author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and books.
Check back in October to register for this event.