52nd Annual North Carolina Reading Conference

March 26-28, 2023

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Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC

Conference Hotel & Discount Rates

Winston Salem Marriott

Conference Rates

425 NORTH CHERRY STREET

WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA, 27101


Embassy Suites by Hilton Winston Salem

Conference Rates

460 NORTH CHERRY STREET

WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA, 27101

2023 NCRA Conference Session Schedule

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Use the sort feature below to explore the sessions by day, time, presenter, audience, etc!

NOTE* Session days and times are subject to change due to presenter and speaker needs. More session information will update here when it becomes available.

Conference Schedule

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Young Author's Celebration Special Guest: Scott Reintgen

Time: Coming Soon Location: Coming Soon

Sunday, March 26, 2023

11:00am-6:00pm Registration Open

1:00pm-3:00pm Sunday Institute Session 1

  • Let Me See: Explicit Reading Instruction for Secondary Classrooms w/Talia Cotton
  • I’m LETRS Trained, Now What? w/Jen Jones
  • The Mirror Process that Leads to Storytelling w/ Emily Francis
  • A(rt)dvocacy : storytelling activism as a means of Arsenal and Revival w/Ayanna Albertson Gay

3:30pm-5:30pm Sunday Institute Session 2

  • Antiracist Literacy Leadership w/ Dr. Daniel Kelvin Bullock & Dr. Ronda Bullock
  • Choosing & Using Decodable Texts w/ Wiley Blivens
  • Writing Workouts: Strategies to Build Students’ Writing Skills, Stamina, and Success w/ Rebecca Harper

5:45 Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

7:30pm-9:30pm NCRA Awards Ceremony & Delegates Assembly

Monday, March 27, 2023

7:00am-5:00pm Registration Open

7:30-8:00am Coffee and morning snacks in Exhibit Hall

8:10-9:15am Opening Session with

Dasan Ahanu

9:25-10:15am Concurrent Session 1

10:15-10:50 Visit Exhibitors

10:50-11:40am Concurrent Session 2

11:40am-1:15pm Lunch Break

Concessions available in Exhibit Hall

Author Panel Luncheon paid event

1:25-2:15pm General Session with

Lester Laminack & Katie Kelly

2:25-3:15pm Concurrent Session 3

3:25-4:15pm Concurrent Session 4

4:20-5:45pm Open Mic with Dasan Ahanu in Exhibit Hall

Until 6:00pm Visit Exhibits

Monday's Sessions List

Times will be announced later.

Tuesday's Sessions List

Times will be announced later.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

7:30-9:30am Registration Open

7:30-8:20am Coffee and morning snacks in Exhibit Hall

8:20-9:10am General Session

with Colby Sharp

9:45-10:35am Concurrent Session 5

10:45-11:35am Concurrent Session 6

11:45am Literacy Celebration Luncheon & Closing Session

with Adam Dovico