Literacy Summits

Read On Arizona Literacy Summit 2016

The Read On Arizona Literacy Summit 2016 (August 23, 2016) brought together community members and partners, from across the state and nation, to share knowledge and tools that help advance our collective efforts to advance early literacy—and make third grade reading proficiency a reality for Arizona’s children.


Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

The Honorable
Doug Ducey

Governor, State of Arizona

 

Pacesetter Recognition:
Ron Fairchild

Senior Consultant, The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

 

Terri Clark
Terri Clark
Arizona Literacy Director, Read On Arizona

 


Literacy Champions Panel

 

Lisa Daniels
Managing Partner, KPMG
 

Rep. Jill Norgaard
Arizona House of Representatives, Legislative District 18

 

Susan Pepin, MD, MPH
President and CEO, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

 

Kristi Yamaguchi
Founder, Always Dream Foundation

 

Moderator: Sam Leyvas
CEO, First Things First

LIT Talks

 

MapLIT: Early Literacy Factors
Robert Vagi

Research Consultant, ASU, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

 

Read On Arizona’s New Language and Literacy Campaign
Pearl Chang Esau

President and CEO, Expect More Arizona

 

The Lectio Approach to Better Literacy Outcomes
Kelly Kulsrud

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Lectio

Building the Early Literacy Pipeline: A Whole Child Approach

 

Robin Blitz, MD, FAAP
Developmental Pediatrics Team Director, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
 

Riley Frei
Superintendent, Bullhead City Elementary School District

 

Jordan Krause
Principal, AmeriSchools

 

Dr. Marvene Lobato
Superintendent, Fowler Elementary School District

 

Dawn Wallace
Director & Education Policy Advisor, Governor’s Office of Education

 

Moderator: Dr. Paul Stanton
Superintendent, Washington Elementary School District

 


Phoenix Final Four – “Read to the Final Four Arizona” Literacy Program Announcment

 

Cyone Batiste
Marketing/Community Engagement Manager, Phoenix Final Four Local Organizing Committee