• 29th annual Summer Literacy Institute July 15-18, 2019
  • Summer Literacy Institute: K–8/K–12

    Join Hamline School of Education for the Summer Literacy Institute, where you'll learn alongside your peers and with award-winning and nationally recognized literacy educators. 

    Take advantage of more than 20 breakout sessions covering a variety of literacy education topics, connect with other education professionals, and lend your voice to the conversation.

    Institute Details

    Dates: July 15–18, 2019
    Times: 8:30a.m.–3:30 p.m.
                 (8:30–11:45 a.m. on July 18)
    Course: LANG7709 
    2019 Institute Rates: 

    • $495 Early-bird rate (register before June 1st)

    • $545 regular rate

    • $150 two graduate credits (in addition to the conference rate)

    • $150 one-day rate(space is limited)

    Featured Presenters

    July 15: Colby Sharp (@colbysharp)
    July 16: Cornelius Minor (>@MisterMinor)
    July 17: Jennifer Serravallo (@Jennifer_Serravallo)
    July 18: Lester Laminack (@laminack_lester



    New to Hamline Register for the full conference through the registration form.  Please download the form and submit as directed.  Once your registration is processed, you will receive an email confirmation. 

    Registration Form 2019  

    Current or Former Students -  Click here for directions on how to register via Piperline. Or, download the registration form.

     Register via Piperline

    One-day registration is open. Limited seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    One-day registration



    The 2019 Summer Literacy Institute will be sponsored July 16 and 17 by the Minnesota Reading Association and the Twin Cities Area Reading Council.


    Since the first Summer Literacy Institute was held in 1991, the institute has featured more than 100 nationally renowned speakers who have led conversations on current topics and issues in literacy education. Want to know more? Here are highlights from the past 28 years.

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