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Programs - 2000

Each year the IRA Literacy and Social Responsibility SIG (IRA L-SR SIG) sponsors a program at the annual national IRA convention.

This program is open to all conferees, with interests from preschool through adult education.

Those interested in greeting, meeting, and networking with program presenters and others with similar interests are especially encouraged to attend the program, business meeting, and/or informal social gathering. IRA members are also invited to become members of this SIG.

2000 IRA L-SR SIG Program
Wednesday, May 3 – 9:00 am to 11:45 noon
Crowne Plaza Union Station, Victoria Station C/D
Indianapolis, IN
Program Chair
Dr. Eleanor Black
UCLA Ed. Ext. and California State
University, Los Angeles

Introduction
of Keynote Speaker
Dr. Kaye Anderson
California State Universtiy, Long Beach
Keynote Address
Topic
Speaker
Sponsor
Harcourt Childen's Books
Panel Presentations

Critical Thinking and Citizenship: A Statewide Policy Perspective
Speaker: Dennis Parker
California Department of Education

Exporting Democracy
Speaker: Cynthia McDermott
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Building Community: Making Literacy Connections
through Service Learning

Speaker: Denise Stuart
University of Akron, OH

Concluding Comments
Adria Klein
St. Mary's College CA
Business Meeting

11:45 to 1:00 (Open to prospective members)
Presiding: Eleanor Black, IRA L-SR SIG President

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