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2018 Summer Institute

A flyer detailing the time, place, and speakers for the 2018 Summer Institute. This information is repeated in the text on the web page.

June 21-22, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
TWU Dallas Campus
Hotel Room Block: Embassy Suites by Hilton — Dallas Market Center $129 + tax
Cost: $185 in advance/$200 onsite

Registration is now open for the 2018 Summer Institute, a two-day event designed for principals, literacy leaders and coaches, K-3 classroom teachers, bilingual teachers, and Reading Recovery/DLL teachers and leaders. You won’t want to miss this two-day opportunity hosted by the Texas Woman’s University Department of Reading, so be sure to complete the 2018 Summer Institute Registration Form here or at the link below to sign up. Seating is limited.

The Institute will provide information and materials on:

  • Effective Leadership
  • Expert Teaching
  • Successful Learning

Guest Speakers include: Dr. Robert Coote, author and professor and endowed chair of Teacher Education at Bellarmine; and Dr. Terri Beeler, author, and assistant professor, Department of Urban Education, University of Houston.

TWU trainers providing sessions include: Connie Briggs, Annette Torres Elias, Betsy Kaye, and Anne Simpson

For more information, please contact Lilia Bynum at 940-898-2441 or email at

Register now for the 2018 Summer Institute

Billie J. Askew Reading Recovery and K-6 Literacy Institute

info flyer for 2018 Askew Institute event

November 5-6, 2018
Hurst Conference Center, Hurst, Texas
Cost: $250 per person/$75 Students
Conference information including hotels, schedule, sessions, registration

Since 1989, TWU’s Reading Department has hosted the Billie J. Askew Institute designed for:

  • Grade K-6 classroom teachers
  • Reading Specialists
  • Literacy Coaches
  • Curriculum Specialists
  • Reading Recovery or Descubriendo la Lectura teachers and teacher leaders
  • Bilingual Educators
  • Parents
  • Title 1 Teachers and Coordinators
  • School Administrators, Principals and Librarians
  • Literacy Advocates

Keynote Speakers

  • consulting author, Matt Glover
  • author and speaker Matt De La Peña
  • national literacy consultant and author, Mary Howard

Other featured speakers include: Allison Briceño, Salli Forbes, Lori Helman, and Lori Taylor.

For more information about the Askew Institute, please contact Lilia Bynum at 940-898-2441 or email at

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