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Thank you for your interest in attending the Annual ALTA® National Conference. Online registration is now open. Click here if you prefer to register by mail or fax. NOTE: Purchase orders will not be accepted for payment. If you have any questions about joining or the Annual ALTA® National Conference, please contact the ALTA Office at or 972.233.9107 x226.
Cancellation / Refund Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (After this date no refunds will be issued.) Substitutions can be made through April 28, 2017. To receive a refund, written notice must be received by ALTA by March 7, 2017.
Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel
900 E. Lookout Drive
Richardson, Texas 75082 USA
Toll Free Reservation Line: 1-888-236-2427
To receive ALTA's special room rate of $115 / night at our host hotel, please reserve your room by April 13, 2017. A dedicated website is now available to book your hotel rooms online. Please visit the link above to make your reservation. If you have questions about your hotel booking, contact the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel at 972-367-2000 and ask to speak with Kelley McCarter. She will be able to answer any questions your may have.
Note: If you will be flying in to attend the conference, you may utilize the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) or Love Field (DAL).
|Friday, May 5, 2017|
|7:30 - 8:15||Registration|
|8:15 - 8:30||President's Welcoming Statements|
|8:30 - 10:30||Anne Treadwell
Developing Word Awareness in a Structured Literacy Program
|10:30 - 11:00||Exhibits & Networking|
|11:00 - 11:30||Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Update on Dyslexia Licensure Efforts
|11:30 - 1:30||Business Meeting with Lunch||2 CEU|
|1:30 - 2:00||Exhibits & Networking|
|2:00 - 4:00||Margie Gillis
Vocabulary Instruction: What Words to Teach and How to Teach Them
|Saturday, May 6, 2017|
|7:30 - 8:15||Registration|
|8:15 - 8:50||President's Welcoming Statements & I Believe in Myself Award|
|9:00 - 10:00||Timothy Odegard
Identification of Students with Characteristics of Dyslexia in School Based Settings
|10:00 - 10:30||Exhibits & Networking|
|10:30 - 11:30||Timothy Odegard (continuation)||1 CEU|
|11:30 - 1:00||Lunch|
|1:00 - 2:00||Amy Elleman
Constructing Meaning from Expository Texts: Strategies for Vocabulary, Inference Generation, and Text Structure
|2:00 - 2:30||Exhibits & Networking|
|2:30 - 3:30||Amy Elleman (continuation)||1 CEU|
|Two-day total of 10.5 CEU hours|
Advertising deadline is Monday, March 13, 2017. Payment and camera-ready advertisement must be received by this date.
Full page ad (5 ½" x 8 ½") — $225
Half page ad (4 ¼" x 5 ½") — $150
Procedures for placing an advertisement:
ALTA National Office
Attn: Maggie Rejino / Brochure Advertisement
14070 Proton Road, Suite 100
Dallas, Texas 75244
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If you are interested in exhibiting at the 2017 Annual ALTA Conference, please click here to learn more and download the registration form.