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Family and Community Literacy Events

National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference (NCTE)

If you are attending the NCTE Conference this month, please plan to visit my session, "Building Community through Student Led Literacy Events..." After the conference, this site will be updated with everything you need to plan an event. 

Invitations

This section will offer suggestions for engaging invitations and will have templates available for your use. 

Ready-Made Events

This section will contain complete sets of slides for multiple events. You will simply download, edit to fit your school (names, date, etc.), and present!

Initial Planning

This section will talk you through the first stage of planning a Family or Community Literacy Event. It will help you select your theme, identify sources of support, and more. 

Student Leadership

Literacy events are so much more successful and meaningful when they are student led. This portion will help you identify a student leadership team and explain how to coach them into becoming leaders in your school or community.

Writing Prompts

This portion will contain tons of writing prompts, resources for more prompts, and theme to get people writing!