Upcoming Conferences & Workshops

K-8 Reading Strategies & Resources for In-Person & Remote Learning with Brandy Hempen
December 15th, 2020 - March 15th, 2021 | Online: Available 12/15-3/15

K-8 Reading Strategies & Resources
for In-Person & Remote Learning with Brandy Hempen


All sections are online and self-paced with the opportunity to earn 5 Professional Credit Hours. Your PD hours are granted as you engage in the activities embedded throughout the presentation. Participants have 90 days from the start date to complete the training. You may start the course anytime between December 15 - March 15, 2021.


Real classroom videos, classroom discussions, and student examples are embedded throughout this workshop
discussing the following topics:

  • Increasing fluency and comprehension
  • Incorporating ready-to-use reading resources
  • Reaching struggling readers
  • Differentiating reading lessons
  • Implementing classroom management strategies
  • Managing daily classroom procedures
  • Setting classroom expectations
  • Creating meaningful, standards-based assessments



Join real classroom teacher, Dr. Brandy Hempen, in reviewing different strategies and resources to increase student achievement in reading whether teaching in-person
or in the remote or blended learning environments.








Ways to Register


On-Line: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at www.illinoisascd.org

Call: 800-877-1478 or 309-438-2160, Mon. through Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

Mail: Send completed form with check or copy of PO to: IL ASCD Hempen-Reading— Illinois State University, Conference Services, Campus Box 8610, Normal, IL 61790-8610.

Fax: Fax completed form to 309-438-5364 using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express or a copy of school P.O.


Conference Fees:

IL ASCD Member $125

1 Person Each $174* (includes IL ASCD Membership)

2 People Each $164** (2 or more attendees from the same school district/organization. Does not include membership)

3 People Each $154**

Full-Time Student/Retiree $109


Call for information on larger team discounts at (618)203-3993.


Registration deadline: March 7, 2021


A $15.00 fee will be charged for cancellations made in writing prior to the deadline. No refunds will be given after the deadline.  Confirmation will be sent via e-mail after your registration is processed.  Registrations can be transferred to another individual by faxing information to 309-438-5364 or by emailing  dscowde@ilstu.edu.