Registration open for 2009 Diverse Literacies conference

Penn State Lehigh Valley, in conjunction with the Lehigh Valley Writing Project, is offering a one-day Diverse Literacies conference from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Bear Creek Ski Resort and Conference Center in Macungie, Pa. The theme of the conference is "Differentiated Instructional Practices for 21st Century Teachers: The Merging of Context, Culture and Curriculum."

Designed for all levels of educators (K-College) as well as pre-service teachers, this program will feature Mary Kalantzis, noted multiliteracies scholar and Dean of the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. In addition to the keynote address by Kalantzis, there will be a variety of workshops, panel presentations and visual display sessions offered throughout the day.

Visit to access the registration form and for further information about the conference.

Last Updated August 26, 2009