Language and Literacy Conference Set for April 28

The Truman School of Health Sciences and Education will host the ninth annual Language and Literacy Conference, April 28, 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 speaker will be Hannah E. Schneewind from Westport, Conn. A graduate of Vassar College, Columbia University Teachers College and Sacred Heart University, Schneewind is a certified reading specialist in Connecticut. She currently works as a literacy consultant in a wide variety of schools in New York and Connecticut. She has a special interest in the role of the interactive read aloud and in the role of conferring in the classroom.

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