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Faculty in the Department of Reading are pleased to announce the 50th Annual Rose Spicola Forum in Reading on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The Forum will be held in the MCL building on TWU’s campus. Our featured speakers will be Georgia Heard ( and Naomi Shihab Nye (

The Spicola Forum in Reading remains free and is a requirement for all students enrolled in undergraduate Reading courses.  All professional educators are welcome to attend free of charge. A voluntary donation to the “Friends of Reading Discretionary Gift Fund” supporting the department’s ongoing efforts to support partnerships with schools will be collected.

2016 Spicola Forum Chair
Dr. Amy Burke, Assistant Professor

2016 Spicola Forum Co-Chair
Dr. Betsy Kaye, Assistant Professor

2016 Spicola Forum Immediate Past Chair
Dr. Claudia Haag, Associate Professor

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