2018 SCIRA Conference

SCIRA Annual Conference

The Conference Registration is now Closed.

February 22-24, 2018
Hilton Head Marriott Resort
For reservations click here.
$139.00/night.  The block closes on January 30, 2018.

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
For reservations click here.
$149.00/night.  The block closes on January 25, 2018.

Reservations can also be made by calling Omni Central Reservation at 1-800-843-6664.
Ask for the group code 021918SCINTLREA


Conference Forms

2018 Conference Schedule

SCIRA 2018 Conference Program

Register Online Here
Printable Registration Form
Preconference Session Selection

Keynote Speakers:


Kylene Beers & Bob Probst: Disruptive Thinking: How we Read Matters, Reading Nonfiction: Notice and Note Stances, Signposts and Strategies, Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading, When Kids Can’t Read: What Teachers Can Do

Douglas Fisher: Teaching Literacy in the Visual Learning Community, Text Dependent Questions (K-5) (6-12), Rigorous Reading: 5 Access Points for Comprehending Complex Text, Text Complexity: Stretching Readers with Texts and Tasks


Featured Authors:


Mike Artell – Contact information: mike@mikeartell.com

Website: www.mikeartell.com

Cagun Fairy Tales, You Can Draw Military Aircraft, Cartooning for Kids, Funny Cartooning for Kids


Eric Litwin – Contact information: Jennifer.daniels.neal@gmail.com

Website: https://www.ericlitwin.com

The original author – Pete the Cat, Groovy Joe, The Nuts


Stephen Swinburne – Contact information: stephenswinburne.@gmail.com

Stephen can also be booked through Joan Stevenson, 803-981-4009.

Website: http://www.steveswinburne.com

Safe in a Storm, Sea Turtle Scientist, Ocean Soup, Armadillo Trail,

Saving Manatees


James Ransome – Contact information: Joan Stevenson 803-981-4009

Website: http://www.jamesransome.com/about.html

Sky Boys, What Lincoln Said, Helen Keller- The World in her Heart, This is the Dream, It is the Wind


Lesa Cline Ransome – Contact information: Joan Stevenson 803-981-4009

Website: http://www.lesaclineransome.com

Before She Was Harriett; Germs: Fact, Fiction, Friends and Foes; Just a Lucky So and So; My Story, My DanceAll illustrated by James Ransome


Jonathan Miller – Contact information: jonmiller33@gmail.com

Sammy the Wonder Dachshund series

(Charleston, SC author)


Deborah Wiles – Contact information inquiry@deborahwiles.com

Website: http://deborahwiles.com/site/

Countdown; Revolution; Tribe; Love, Ruby Lavender; each little bird that sings; The Aurora County All Stars

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