Literacy Summits

Read On Arizona Literacy Summit 2017

The Read On Arizona Literacy Summit 2017 (August 29, 2017) brought together more than 500 local and national partners and highlighted the importance of early literacy, its long-term impact on communities and our state, and the critical steps to making third grade reading proficiency a reality for Arizona’s children.


Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Terri Clark
Arizona Literacy Director, Read On Arizona

Sharon Harper
Plaza Companies

The Honorable Doug Ducey
Governor, State of Arizona


State Pacesetter Recognition

 

Ralph Smith
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading


LIT Talk | Smart Talk: What Every Parent Can Do to Help Their Child Succeed

 

Diane Douglas
State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Dr. Isela Garcia
Alesi Group/The Kindergarten Experience

LIT Talk | Unpacking Policy to Practice: Policy Changes That Impact Early Literacy

 

Rep. Paul Boyer
Arizona State Legislature

Dr. Karol Schmidt
Arizona State Board of Education

Sean Ross
Arizona Department of Education

Read On Phoenix Pacesetter Recognition

 

Ralph Smith
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Mayor Greg Stanton
City of Phoenix

Panel | Needle-Moving Strategies for Early Literacy

 

Mayor Greg Stanton
City of Phoenix

Jessica Buttles
Sunburst School, Washington Elementary School District

Michelle Doherty
Encanto Elementary School, Osborn School District

Lisa Holland
Douglas Unified School District

Cecilia Leong
Attendance Works

James Sheldahl
Yuma Elementary School District

Read On Avondale Spotlight

 

Dr. Betsy Hargrove
Avondale Elementary School District

LIT Talk | Healthy Vision / Healthy Reader

 

Dr. Susan Pepin
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Dr. Andrew Arthur
El Rio Community Health Center

Wrap Up

 

Terri Clark
Read On Arizona