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.

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January 15: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

January 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, Houston, TX

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

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

March 2-3: Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ

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, Albany, NY

March 13: Plymouth, MI

March 14-15: Berrien Springs, MI

March 16: Virginia State Reading Association, Norfolk, VA

March 19: Westborough, MA
March 28: New Hampshire Council of Teachers of English

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

April 6: Don Graves Write Now Conference in North Conway, NH

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

April 15: Heinemann workshop w/Kelly Gallagher, Concord, CA

April 23: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

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

July 23-25: Social Justice Institute, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

July 26: Bismark, ND

September 21: Concordia University, Sewards, NE

September 27-28: Newfoundland, Canada

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

November 4: Heinemann workshop, Chicago, IL

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

November 21-24: NCTE

Dec. 9: Heinemann workshop, Charlotte, NC