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Pensacola Literacy Symposium: See the Beauty in Books
Start Date: 4/29/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 4/29/2017End Time: 12:30 PM

Event Description:
The Pensacola Literacy Symposium: See the Beauty in Books event features keynote speaker and Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña. In addition to the keynote presentation, attendees may select two professional development sessions. Pre-K, elementary, and secondary options will be available. Registration is $20.00. Please register for the event on the Early Learning Coalition site: Click on the appropriate link on the left tab. The event is sponsored by the UWF College of Education and Professional Studies, Institute for Innovative Community Learning, Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County, and the Northwest Florida Association for the Education of Young Children.
Location Information:
UWF Pensacola Campus - Commons Conference Center
Contact Information:
Name: Dr. Susan James
Phone: 850-474-2613
Attachments For This Event:
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Who Can Attend?
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • General Public
  • Division/College:
    Academic Affairs: College of Education and Professional Studies
  • Teacher Education and Education Leadership
  • Other Details:
    Matt de la Peña is the New York Times Bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of six young adult novels: Ball Don’t Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, I Will Save You, The Living and The Hunted. He’s also the author of the critically-acclaimed picture books A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis (illustrated by Kadir Nelson) and Last Stop on Market Street (illustrated by Christian Robinson).
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    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Program Office 850.474.2518 or 711 (TTY) at least two (2) business days prior to the event. For information or to submit a request, visit the Public Event Accommodation Page or email

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