2018 LINK Summer Institute

2018 LINK Summer Institute

2018 LINK Summer Institute
June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm

Through the Literacy Innovations for Neighborhoods in Kentucky (LINK) initiative, the Kentucky Educational Development Corporation and the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 LINK Summer Institute. The event is open to all educators and administrators…and it is all FREE! The first half of the week will focus on middle & high content, and the latter part of the week will be geared for early childhood and elementary. A variety of professional development sessions will be offered each day. A joint audience keynote luncheon will be hosted on Wednesday, June 27th, with keynote speaker Amy vanDerwater, a writing content specialist.

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AUDIENCE:  Early childhood through secondary educators and administrators

DATES:  June 25-29, 2018

LINK Institute Audience Format (all times in EDT)

Monday, June 25th (1:00 - 4:30 p.m.) = Middle & High focus
Tuesday, June 26th (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) = Middle & High focus
Wednesday, June 27th 

  • (9:00 a.m. - Noon) = Middle & High focus
  • (Noon - 1/1:30 p.m.) = Keynote luncheon for ALL age groups
  • (1:30 - 4:45 p.m.) = Early Childhood & Elementary focus

Thursday, June 28th (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) = Early Childhood & Elementary focus
Friday, June 29th (9:00 a.m. - Noon) = Early Childhood & Elementary focus

This information may help you as you consider your registration process and scheduling. 

If you have any difficulties with the online submission form, please email the institute planners: Rebecca Roach: Rebecca.Roach@KEDC.org OR Keith Lyons: Keith.Lyons@uky.edu

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LOCATION:  Hyatt/Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, KY

COST:  FREE to all attendees

LODGING:  A block of rooms has been established at the Hyatt at $140 per night. Reservations may make via the direct link below:


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