The seventh-annual University of Arkansas Literacy
Symposium presented by the curriculum and instruction
department will focus on the Common Core standards adopted
by the state of Arkansas. Educators can receive
professional development credit for attending.
Speakers at the symposium June 22-23 in Fayetteville will
be Jeffrey Wilhelm of Boise State University; Brenda
Overturf, a member of the International Reading Association
Board of Directors; and Cindy Lovell, executive director of
the Twain Museum in Hannibal, Mo.