Language and Literary Conference To Occur April 22

The School of Health Sciences and Education will host its eighth annual Language and Literacy Conference from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. April 22 in the Student Union Building.  

Approximately 100 Truman students and area primary and secondary school teachers, speech-language pathologists and reading specialists interested in improving reading and writing achievement have registered to attend.

The speakers will be Lisa Goran and Mary Rose Sallese. Goran is an assistant professor and serves as a clinical supervisor in the Communication Disorders Department. Prior to Truman, she served as a speech-language pathologist and special educator in the public school setting for 14 years. Sallese works in the Kirksville R-III school system as a third grade special education teacher and has previous experience as a kindergarten special education teacher. Their topic is “Enhancing Student’s Vocabulary Skills Using Evidence-Based Instruction and Interventions.”

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