Language and Literacy Conference Scheduled for April 24

The School of Health Sciences and Education will host its seventh annual Language and Literacy Conference April 24 in the Student Union Building.

Truman is expecting to welcome approximately 100 students, area primary and secondary teachers, speech-language pathologists and reading specialists who are interested in improving reading and writing achievement.

Speaking at the conference will be Dr. C. Melanie Schuele, associate professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is an author of the “Intensive Phonological Awareness Program,” a small group intervention program. Schuele’s topic will be “Phonological Awareness: Making a Difference in Children’s Reading and Writing.”

For more information, contact Mona Davis at or 660.785.4383.

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