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    26th Annual Summer Literacy Institute: K-8/K-12

    Learn alongside your peers and with national literacy experts exploring issues in K-8 and K-12 literacy education. The first Summer Literacy Institute was held in 1991, and since that time, the institute has featured more than 100 nationally-renowned speakers to lead conversations on current topics and issues in literacy education.  Enjoy highlights from the past 25 years.

    Institute Details

    Dates: July 12-15, 2016

    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8:30 - 12 p.m. on July 15)

    Location: Hamline University, Saint Paul Campus

    The Summer Literacy Institute is offered in partnership with the Minnesota Reading Association.



    • Explore literacy issues in K-8 education Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday and in K-12 education on Thursday.
    • Engage in a collaborative learning environment and connect with other educators.
    • Enjoy breakout sessions in 21st-century learning skills, educational equity, reading, writing, and children's literature.

    Featured Presenters

    July 12 - Kristine Mraz 

    July 13 - Mary Ehrenworth

    July 14 - Dan Feigelson

    July 15 - Angela Johnson


    • $445 Early-Bird Conference Rate (Register by June 3, 2016)
    • $495 Regular Conference Rate
    • $150 Two graduate credits

    If space remains, one-day registrations will be available for $150 per day.  


    Registration for SLI 2016 will be available soon.