Update from ILA on COVID-19: We are committed to keeping you informed of all the latest developments, including the impact on the ILA 2020 Conference in Columbus, OH, and how ILA is helping educators during this period. Let us know what support you need and stay engaged using these free resources.

ILA Digital Events

ILA Digital Events provide an opportunity for you to learn and connect with like-minded educators at a time and place that’s convenient for you. Learn more about our upcoming and past digital events below.


ILA Edcamp Online

April 7, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET

Edcamps are built on organic, participant-led conversation and collaboration. ILA Edcamp Online is no exception. Our goal is to create a space for live online learning, where educators can connect and discuss relevant topics in real time.

  • Alternative Access: Connecting When Your Students Don't Have Connectivity

SESSION FULL

  • Continuous K–5 Learning During School Closures: Techniques, Tips, and Tools

SESSION FULL

  • Supporting Struggling Learners: Instruction and Intervention in a Virtual Environment

SESSION FULL

ILA Edcamp Online is free to all, but registration is required to participate. Each session has limited capacity. Please register for the ONE session that most interests you.


ILA 2019 Replay

Available April 1 at 9:00 a.m. ET through April 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET

When literacy is embedded in every aspect of education, it creates the environment students need to reach their full potential in the classroom and throughout their lives.

For a limited time (April 1–April 30), ILA is offering this six-session replay free to members and nonmembers (registration required).

These sessions demonstrate the importance of working collaboratively to build and sustain a culture that extends beyond the school setting.

  • General Session: Creating a Culture of Literacy | Renée Watson and Pedro Noguera
  • Research Panel: What Research Really Says About Teaching Reading—and Why That Still Matters | P. David Pearson, Sonia Cabell, Gwendolyn McMillon, and Nell K. Duke
  • Featured Speaker: We Need More Than Diverse Books | Tricia Ebarvia
  • Featured Speaker: Teaching Vulnerable Youth How to Read and Write: Lessons About Life, Literacy, and the Pursuit of Meaning | David Kirkland
  • Featured Speaker: Choice, Access, Empowerment: Changing the Game for Young Readers | Donalyn Miller
  • Featured Speaker: Motivating Readers From the Inside Out: The Five Key Beliefs That Matter Most for Student Literacy | Dave Stuart Jr.

Cost: FREE for members and nonmembers

REGISTER