Empowering Parent Advocacy in the Literary Movement

Mar 4, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

In the pursuit of ensuring all students receive evidence-based literacy instruction, the power of parent advocacy has emerged as a formidable force within the movement. What does it look like for parents to harness their experience to push for instructional change and robust interventions for reading challenges, like dyslexia — and how can parents be empowered to support literacy instruction in their home? Join a discussion among advocates who have changed state and local policies to increase equitable access to high-quality literacy instruction and implement intervention supports.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Diana Adams

Calvert County Board Of Education

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Keri Rodrigues

National Parents Union

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Brett Tingley

Parents for Reading Justice

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Liz Willen

The Hechinger Report