Developing Our Expertise for Wise Decision Making

Summer Leadership and Institute

Keynote Presenters: Yong Zhao and Debbie Miller
Topic: Developing Our Expertise for Wise Decision Making
Institute Date: August 1, 2019

 Radisson Hotel, La Crosse 

Online Registration coming soon

July 31, 2019 ~ Board of Directors meeting
August 1, 2019 ~ Institute 
August 2, 2019 ~ WSRA Leadership kicks off the 2019-2020 council year

Wisconsin Literacy Research Symposium

Click for the flyer: 38th Annual Wisconsin Literacy Research Symposium

Traversing the Complexities of Today’s Literacy Landscape: Possibilities for Research, Theory, Policy, and Practice

Keynote speakers include: Eurydice Bauer, Barbara Comber, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, and Karen Wohlwend.

Date: June 20 and 21, 2019

Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education and the Wisconsin State Reading Association

UWM School of Continuing Education Building
161 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI

We invite all stakeholders: educators, graduate students, pre-service teachers, researchers, and policy makers to be active participants in the exploration of literacy research that moves beyond narrow explorations to hold students’ cultural, linguistic, and intellectual resources central in literacy learning.

For more information on the symposium registration, lodging, graduate course opportunities, and the research poster session, contact Leanne Evans, [email protected] or visit the 2019 Wisconsin Literacy Research Symposium website at

 Future Wisconsin Literacy Research Symposium hosts: 

2020 UW-Eau Claire
2021 UW-Whitewater
2022 Cardinal Stritch University
2023 UW-Stevens Point

WSRA's Institute Cancellation Policy

Please note that a registration is a commitment to pay on or before the event. Unpaid registration fees (including no-shows) will be added to the registrant’s total balance due.

Any registration cancellation must be received 72 hours before the scheduled event in order for a refund to be issued. A $35 processing fee will be charged for all refunds.

No-shows will be invoiced and subject to all charges including registration fees, meals, and hotel charges - if applicable.

WSRA does accept the transfer of a registration to another unregistered individual with 24-hour advance notice. Please contact Joyce at [email protected] 

WSRA reserves the right to cancel any institute due to minimum registration requirements and/or unforeseen circumstances.”