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Building Equity in Literacy – Spotlight Session, Winter 2022


  • Type: Spotlight Session
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Attendance: This session is offered in both live and on-demand formats. To access either format, please register before the live presentation is held. You may then use the same Zoom link to view the recording. No refunds will be issued.
  • Platform: Zoom. Login credentials emailed before the course begins



We know that literacy, the ability to read, write, and understand, is the cornerstone of our society- it impacts the way in which people interact with their world. Literacy brings enlightenment, empowerment, and a sense and element of power. We also know that literacy instruction, education, and empowerment is inconsistently provided and supported, particularly in minority populated areas. In this webinar, we will explore equity issues in literacy education and reflect on practices through which we can all build equity within literacy experiences in order to encourage and empower each child in our society to reach their highest potential.



This webinar is appropriate for educators at all levels.



Any  materials will be shared electronically.

Course Information

1 Hour
Dates/Time Price
March 1, 2022
4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

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About the Instructor

Kristine Burgess

Kristine began working at Landmark High School in 2010 as a language arts tutorial teacher after having earned her bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College. She has since earned her master’s degree in special education from Simmons College and is working on a master’s degree in Reading from Endicott College with the goal of obtaining a Reading Specialist License. Since 2014, Kristine has taught courses through Landmark Outreach and has researched and compiled topics for the monthly Free Landmark Teaching Strategies. She currently heads the reading department, in addition to teaching two small group classes in that department.

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