Spotlight on

June 7 - June 8, 2023
Virtual Conference

Empowering educator expertise: Believe, Build & Bolster. When it comes to dyslexia, we have to believe in ourselves and our kids, build capacity, learning, support, and bolster and strengthen classroom practices.

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Keynote Speakers

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Stanislas Dehaene

Chair of Experimental Cognitive Psychology
Coll├ęge de France

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Emily Hanford

Senior Correspondent and Producer
American Public Media

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Conference Details:

This two-day event includes:

  • Keynote presentations that provide insights on the power of appropriate literacy instruction and how the brain learns to read.
  • An enlightening session where attendees will participate in a dyslexia simulation to help them understand the struggling reader experience.
  • Engaging presentations from experts who will build your knowledge around the science of reading and the dyslexic brain.
  • First-rate presentations from educators with strategies, accommodations, interventions, and the support you need to transform classroom practice.
  • Pre-recorded 20-minute EdTalk sessions available to you up to a full week before the live event.
  • Networking with fellow educators in an innovative virtual space.
  • Expo Hall and an event game with prizes.
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Expect to walk away with:

  • Tools, resources, and improved classroom practices you need to help all children learn to read.
  • Knowledge about what dyslexic students need to succeed in the classroom.
  • Belief in your ability to help struggling readers and belief that they can succeed.
  • A true community where you will connect, learn, and grow.
  • Up to 30 CE certificates.

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Featured Speakers

Jason Borges

Jason Borges

Executive Director
New York City Public Schools Literacy Collaborative

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Jenna Shumsky

Jenna Shumsky

Deputy Executive Director of Literacy
New York City’s Department of Education

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Featured EdTalk

Join us for engaging and informative sessions delivered by top education leaders. With EdTalks, you'll have access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise that can help you take your teaching and learning to the next level. Each session is a pre-recorded 20-minute talk that provides insights, ideas, and inspiration, which you will be able to access a week before the live conference.


Our Literacy Crisis & Normalizing Dyslexia: A Presentation without Jargon

So often, the jargon distracts from the crisis. We will offer parents and educators ways to discuss literacy instruction and dyslexia without all the jargon. We will use metaphors and analogies, and we hope people will take the spirit of this presentation and make it their own.

Debbie Meyer

Debbie Meyer
Board Member,
Dyslexia Alliance for Black Children

Micah Wittmer

Micah Wittmer
Liberated Literacy LLC

Professional Learning Benefits


Spotlight on Dyslexia is approved by ALTA for up to 30 Continuing Education Certificates.

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Wilson Reading System® Certified Educators may use the certificate of attendance for this Spotlight on Dyslexia virtual conference toward the renewal of their Wilson® Dyslexia Practitioner (W.D.P.) and Wilson® Dyslexia Therapist (W.D.T.) credentials. For more information, please visit Wilson Professional Credentials.

Need assistance?

Contact us at 609-243-5855 to register multiple staff members, or with any questions at all.