General Information

The West Virginia Reading Association is launching its' first ever Reading Symposium. The symposium will feature virtual professional development sessions, as well as product information from vendors. The symposium will be available Februrary 14th to February 28th, 2021. The symposium is free to members. Non-members will be able to take part in the symposium, but will be charged a $10 membership fee, upon registration. Each county may choose to provide Professional Development credit. The association will also be able to track professional development hours for individuals who need them. Door prizes will be available.

The next sections of this page list the current sessions offered, the registration link, and the link to the actual site (when it becomes available). Scroll down to see these sections.


To date, the following sessions are being offered:

1. Making Rigorous Academic Instruction Accessible for all Learners

2. Introduction to the Science of Reading (Amplify)

3. Spill the TEA: Talk, Engage, Assess!

4. High Expectations for All Sttudents (Research-Proven Scaffolds)

5. Teaching K-5 Reading in a COVID World.

6. Digital Literacy Resoursces to Expand Deep Conceptual Knowledge.

7. The Science of Reading (Zaner-Bloser)

8. Powerful Strategies for Teaching Writing Remotely

9. Teaching Comprehension Remotely

10. Remote Coaching versus Traditional Coaching

11. Using a Virtual Art Gallery to Engage Students

12. Learning to Read Remotely

13. Improving Family Engagement in All learning Environments

14. Writing Success Focusing on 3 Key Factors: Practice, Feedback, and Revision

15. Earn Non-Degree Gaduate Credit: Literacy Professional Learning

16. Acheive 3000: Come Hear About our Award Winning Digital Curricular Platform

17. Amplify's Complete Suite of Early Literacy Resources

18. Mirrors and Windows: A Core ELA Program for 6 - 12

19. Using Science to Help Challenged Readers

20. Welcome to i-Ready

21. Reading Wonders 2020

22. StudySync 2021 (2 sessions: 6 - 8 and 9 - 12)

23. Overview of Into Reading Program K - 6

24. Digital Daily 5

25. Choice Boards: Differentiating Instruction in Science

26. Choice Boards: Differentiating Instruction in Social Studies

27. Choice Boards: Differentiating Instruction in the Music Classroom

28. Choice Boards: Differentiating Instruction in English



Registration Link

Registration for the WVRA Reading Symposium


Once you have completed registration, you will be provided with log in information to access the online sessions (a day or two ahead of the symposium).


Reading Symposium Site

The site will be made available the day before the symposium is to begin.