Annual Write Now Conference

Keys to Literacy’s first annual national writing conference

Keys to Literacy’s First Annual National Writing Conference

“Write Now: Keys to Effective Writing Instruction”

Practical, Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Aligned to The Writing Rope

A virtual day of learning on November 15, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Since 2007, Keys to Literacy has provided high-quality, engaging, professional development that is aligned to evidence-based literacy instruction. This conference brings together thought leaders and practitioners in the field of writing to share practical instructional strategies for teaching writing in grades K-12.  

The conference keynote will be given by Joan Sedita, author of The Writing Rope, and will focus on the importance of integrating reading and writing instruction. There will be nine sessions designed for elementary and secondary educators, covering a range of topics from sentence writing to using writing to learn. The day will end with a panel of experts addressing student writing achievement, for a total of 11 expert-led sessions.

Complete speaker lineup and schedule to follow!

1 day

11 sessions

8+ expert speakers (and counting!)

Conference Pass


Includes recordings from all 11 sessions for future viewing

Conference Information

  • Live-Virtual Conference Date: November 15, 2024 9:00 – 3:00 EST
  • Cost: $49 (certificate of participation will be provided)
  • Participants can attend virtual-live webinar sessions from experts in the field on the day of the conference, and watch recordings of all eleven sessions after the conference.
  • K-12 Administrators, Leaders, Teachers, Coaches interested in practical suggestions for evidence-based instructional practices should attend.
  • Two weeks prior to the conference, you will receive an email with information and links to access the webinar sessions, and for accessing recordings after the conference.
  • Looking for a PDF flyer to print or distribute electronically? Download the “Write Now” informational flyer now!

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