• Summer Literacy Institute 2017
  • 27th Annual Summer Literacy Institute: K-8/K-12

    Our Stories Matter: Making Sense of the World

    Learn alongside your peers and with national literacy experts exploring issues in K-8 and K-12 literacy education. Take advantage of more than 30 breakout sessions covering a variety of literacy topics in K-8 and K-12 education, connect with other education professionals, and lend your voice to the conversation.

    The 2017 Summer Literacy Institute is held in partnership with the Minnesota Reading Association on Thursday, July 13.

    Institute Details

    Dates: July 10-13, 2017
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Institute Rates:

    • $495 Early-Bird Conference Rate (Register by June 9, 2017)
    • $545 Regular Conference Rate
    • $150 Two graduate credits


    Since the first Summer Literacy Institute was held in 1991, the institute has featured more than 100 nationally-renowned speakers to lead conversations on current topics and issues in literacy education. Want to know more? Here are highlights from the past 26 years.

    Featured Presenters

    • July 10: Kristin Ziemke
    • July 11: Sara Ahmed
    • July 12: Donalyn Miller
    • July 13: Christopher Lehman

    Registration will open in late February. Check back often for updates!