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CREST Conference — Spring 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 9:00 PM

The Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of Texas hosts a biannual conference where participants receive curriculum, legislative, and assessment updates along with opportunities to participate in exciting round table discussions.  Hotel Details For hotel reservations, please visit this website. Event Details Sunday, April 22nd 11:30 – 1:30          Board Meeting and Lunch – Live Oak 2:30 – 3:30            Registration and Book signing 3:30 – 5:30            Featured Speaker:  Ernest Morrell Ernest Morrell, Ph.D. is the Macy Professor of English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, a class of 2014 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, and the Past‐President of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). He is also the Director of Teachers College’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME). Dr. Morrell also received recognition for one being one of the top 100 university‐based education scholars in the 2016 RHSU Edu‐Scholar Public Influence Ranking. He is an award‐winning published author and in his spare time, he coaches youth sports and writes poems and plays. Dr. Morrell has influenced the development of Pearson’s myPerspectives English Language Arts Grades 6‐12 program in Assessment, Writing & Research, Student Engagement, and Collaborative Learning. Learn more about Dr. Morrell: www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/em2822 and Twitter @ernestmorrell   Monday, April 23rd 7:15 – 8:00            Breakfast and Registration 8:00 – 9:00            TEA Curriculum and Assessment Updates 9:00 – 9:15            Business Meeting 9:15 – 9:25            Break 9:25 – 11:25          TEKS updates – Victoria Young / Jennifer Wilkerson 11:30 – 12:30        Lunch 12:30 – 3:30          Featured Speaker – Jennifer Serravallo Jennifer Serravallo was a teacher in Title I Schools in NYC, and later a Senior Staff Developer at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. She is now a national consultant and speaker who helps urban, suburban, and rural schools implement exceptional literacy instruction. She is the author of numerous books on the teaching of reading and writing including the New York Times bestseller, The Reading Strategies Book and the two-time award-winning Independent Reading Assessment series. Her latest book, The Writing Strategies Book, was released in February 2017. Check out her blog at www.jenniferserravallo.com and tweet her @jserravallo.

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