Minnesota Reading Association

MAR Policy Symposium

  • 15 Jan 2016
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Hamline University


  • Please join us in celebrating literacy, the career of Rick Beach, and updates from the Minnesota literacy world!

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Policy Issues in Literacy: Emerging Digital Literacies

January 15th, 2016; 1-4 pm


Welcome (Rod Winters)

MDE Updates (Cory Stai)

MDE updates on licensing:  Nels Onstad

Introduction of Rick Beach, MAR Award Recipient  (Chris Johnson)

Address by Rick Beach

Dessert Break

Membership in MAR (Joan Sax-Bendix)

Table discussion of presentation

  • ·      What is happening at the state level around this topic?
  • ·      What is happening in P-12 schools around this topic?
  • ·      What is happening in higher education around this topic?
  • ·      What do you suggest could be happening?
  • ·      What is MAR’s role in this topic?
  • Sharing out with entire group

Digital Literacy carousel

·      Teacher candidates sharing lessons / demonstrating digital tools

Door prizes, evaluation

Free of charge for MAR members.  $12 for non-members.  Students Free of charge. 

CEU certificates for teachers and administers will be available!



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