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5/22/2013

USCAL Early Bird Registration Now Open!


One Fee Gives You Access To

  • 120 workshops
  •  6 featured sessions, covering immigration, fundraising, the GED test, digital literacy, collaborations, and advocacy and public policy.
  • A multitude of hands-on, practical resources you can use immediately
  • Access to our state-of-the-art exhibit hall and computer café
  • Fun-filled Halloween Ball on October 31

What is USCAL?
The United States Conference on Adult Literacy (USCAL), sponsored by ProLiteracy, is a biennial national conference seeking to forge new partnerships while also providing expert professional development and training opportunities. The conference is for programs and providers from adult literacy and education, family literacy, workforce development, library, corrections, and social service organizations in order to help expand and improve services. The formation of USCAL brings together key partner organizations, allowing conference participants to discuss and create powerful solutions for a variety of issues facing adult literacy—from decreased funding and contingency planning to the increased need for advocacy and social entrepreneurship.

conference@proliteracy.org | (315) 214-2578 | See you in D.C.!

Student Recognition Luncheon Keynote Address Dorothy ("Doro") Bush Koch, co-chair of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

Opening Session Keynote Address Joe Theismann, entrepreneur and former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins, will share his first-hand knowledge on how to think, analyze, and reinvent in the face of adversity and change.


Capitol Hill Day
Before USCAL, you have a unique opportunity to visit Capitol Hill and inform congressional leaders about the interconnectivity of adult literacy and the economy, children's education, and public health. Capitol Hill Day is at 12:30 p.m. on October 31, 2013. In addition to lunch, the $15 registration fee includes an orientation, training, and information packet that explains pertinent issues and talking points to use when making your visit.


Where to Stay
Accommodations at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill

 

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