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Time: October 24, 2019 from 5pm to 7:30pm
Location: New Haven Free Public Library, Main Branch
Street: 133 Elm Street
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: https://www.newhavenindepende…
Event Type: panel, discussion/literacy, forum
Organized By: Josiah Brown, volunteer
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2019
A longtime Literacy Coalition board member, Dave Braze, will be moderating the Coalition’s event on Oct. 24.
The three panelists:
*Waltrina Kirkland-Mullins, a career classroom teacher, now of grade 3 at Davis in New Haven, who embodies lifelong professional learning. She was the New Haven Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for 2003-04 and has served in many teacher leadership roles, including as Sierra Leone-New Haven Sister Cities Teacher Representative. She has been recognized for integrating reading and writing instruction with science, history, geography/social studies, arts, and math.
*Nicole Landi, Professor of Psychology at UConn and Senior Scientist at New Haven’s Haskins Laboratories. She conducts research on language and reading development in typically developing children, and children with developmental disorders, including dyslexia and Developmental Language Disorder.
*Joanne R. White, a Language Arts Consultant in the Academic Office at the Connecticut State Department of Education, where she is responsible for implementing state reading policies and serves as project manager for the statewide K-3 literacy professional learning series, ReadConn.
As an invitation details, the event on Thursday, Oct. 24 will run from 5-7:30 p.m., with free admission and refreshments. All are welcome, but please register in advance: davebraze[at]gmail[dot]com