Conferences & Workshops

Penny speaks on topics in literacy education K-12 throughout North America and across the world. She frequently works as a teacher in residence, co-teaching and planning alongside classroom teachers.

If you are interested in booking Penny Kittle for a speaking event in 2020, please contact





October 26: Montgomery County Intermediate SD, Norristown, PA

October 29: Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Big Lake, MN

November 15: Arkansas Reading Association, Conway, AR

November 15-18: NCTE, Houston, TX

November 28: CESA6 Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Dec. 3: Heinemann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, Philadelphia, PA

Dec. 14: Heinemann Writers' Workshop with Linda Rief, Freeport, ME




Januray 7: Montgomery, TX

January 15: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

January 18-19: San Jose Writing Project, California

January 23-25: Hong Kong International School

January 16-27: Hong Kong Literacy Institute

February 7: Acton Boxborough Regional High School, Acton, MA

February 8: Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference

February 9: Colorado Council of International Reading Association, Denver, CO

February 11: Heinemann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, TBA

February 19-20: Madison Public Schools, Madison, CT

February 21-22: Reading for the Love of It Conference, Toronto, Ontario

February 25: Hamilton Wentworth District School Board, Hamilton, Ontario

March 6-7: Winter Literacy Institute, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

March 8: Lac La Biche, Canada

March 10: Michigan Reading Association, Detroit, MI

March 11: Heinemann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, TBA

March 13: Plymouth, MI

March 14-15: Berrian Springs, MI

March 16: Virginia State Reading Association, Norfolk, VA

April 2: Newport Mesa Unified School District, Costa Mesa, CA

April 10: Red River Valley Educational Cooperative, Grand Forks, ND

April 11-12: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

April 15: Heienmann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, TBA

April 26: Salem School District, Salem, OR

May 1-2: Prince Edward Island, Canada

June 5: Birdville ISD, North Richards Hills, TX

June 6: Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX

June 18: Roanoke College, Salem, VA

June 19-21: Kent ISD w/Kelly Gallagher, Grand Rapids, MI

June 23-27: Boothbay Literacy Institute, Boothbay Harbor, ME

July 8-10: Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

September 21: Concordia University, Sewards, NE

September 23: Heinemann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, TBA

October 4: Kingston, NH

October 11-13: ILA

October 24: Education Service Center region 20, San Antonio, TX

November 4: Heinemann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, TBA

November 8: Utah Council of Teachers of English, Sandy, UT

November 21-24: NCTE