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Annual Meeting Follow-Up

Thanks to all of you who attended our annual meeting last Friday and we look forward to meeting and working with all of you who were unable to attend. We had some great discussions, suggestions and are positioned to move forward! Below are a few things we would like to mention. ILA Calendar of Events is now available on our website: Reply to this email with any upcoming events you would like us to post, or visit our webpage and use the contact form to submit them. We will help publicize your events by announcing them on our social

Indiana Literacy Annual Meeting

  The Board Members of the Indiana Literacy Association would like to invite you to our annual meeting When: Friday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM (EST) Where: Kokomo Chamber of Commerce (Conference Room), 325 N Main St, Kokomo, IN 46901 The meeting will begin with a short business meeting and then a general discussion about what we can do as a state organization to help your program. A light lunch of sandwiches will be provided. If your program doesn’t reimburse you for mileage the ILA will do so. We will finish the meeting around 1:30 PM. Please RSVP to

Literacy Elsewhere

By Dan Helms In the United States, the definition of literacy keeps changing. For example, on its website, the National Council of Teachers of English contends that a literate person in the 21st century must possess a wide range of abilities and competencies, or many literacies. As such, the NCTE has expanded its definition of literacy as follows: Active, successful participants in this 21st century global society must be able to: Develop proficiency and fluency with the tools of technology; Build intentional cross-cultural connections and relationships with others so to pose and solve problems collaboratively and strengthen independent thought; Design

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