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. Highlights 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 Rates $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 Registration for SLI 2016 will be available soon.