Round One Workshops 

 Every Journey Begins With a Single Step
Michael Matos, Senior Director of Adult Education and Training Programs at Albany Park Community Center and Carol Larsen: Illinois Independent Sales Representative for New Readers Press, ProLiteracy

Google My Maps In the Classroom: Using Place as a Catalyst for Writing, Reading, Investigation, and Collaboration
Bria Dolnick, ESL Teacher, Chinese Mutual Aid Association.

Improving Pronunciation and Fluency
Jeanine Ntihirageza, PhD, TESOL Program, Northeastern Illinois University

Library Partnerships for Literacy and Adult Education Providers
Irene Williams, Secretary of State/ Illinois State Library Literacy Office

Restorative Justice in the Classrooms Using Peace Circles
Timothy White, Program Associate, Literacy Volunteers of Illinois

Tips and Techniques for Teaching Multi-Level Classes
Becky Deforest, Literacy Works

The Power of Storytelling
Barry B. Mixon, The Gem Hunter Gemmological Appraisal and Storytelling Services

Why Do Vowels Make the Sounds They Do?
Carol Morris, Waukegan Public Library & College of Lake County (retired)