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Parents & Caregivers Information Session

Multicultural Literacy and Math Night

Thursday, June 1, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 PM
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Southside Elementary School #93
Buffalo, NY






Presentation:
Topic to be Announced

Breakout Workshop and Book Signing at the

21st Annual Rochester Children's Book Festival
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Saturday - November 4, 2017 - 10 AM to 4 PM
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Monroe Community College
1000 East Henrietta Rd.
Rochester, NY


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EXPO Event for Educators
Pre-K thru Grade 8 CTLE Workshop, 8-11 AM

Click here to view the workshop brochure


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Western New York Children's Book Expo
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Saturday - November 11, 2017 - 10 AM to 3 PM
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Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
Buffalo, NY
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Recent Events

Book Signing

New York State School Librarian’s Conference (NYLASSL)

Friday, May 5, 2017
12:00 - 2:00 PM
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Millennium Hotel
Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga




Choosing and Using Children's Books with Early Learners

March 2, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM
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Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY




NFRC Winter Brunch
Professional Book Discussion Group
Writers ARE Readers

Saturday, February 4, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 PM
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Classics V
2425 Niagara Falls Blvd
Amherst, NY




New York State Reading Association (NYSRA) Annual Conference

Featured Author

Empowering Families
An Introduction to Providing Dynamic Family Literacy Programming

Monday - November 14, 2016 - 9:30 AM
With Co-author Susan E. Busch

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Hyatt Regency Hotel
Rochester, NY


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Scaffolding at the Core:
The How, What, and Why of Reading Aloud to Your Students Every Day

Breakout Workshop at the

20th Annual Rochester Children's Book Festival
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Saturday - November 12, 2016 - 10 AM to 4 PM
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Monroe Community College
1000 East Henrietta Rd.
Rochester, NY


   Click here for event details






Western New York Children's Book Expo

Sunday - November 6, 2016 - 10 AM to 3 PM
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Kleinhans Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
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   Click here for Expo details


FREE CTLE Workshop for Educators at the Expo: “Empowering Families: An Introduction to Providing Dynamic Family Literacy Programming” from 1-2 PM ! Certificates of attendance will be provided. Workshop details

To register online Click here
(including an opportunity to pre-order "Empowering Families" at a significant discount!)



NFRC Fall Mini-Conference
Professional Book Discussion Group
Year 4 Intro

Saturday, October 1, 2016
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Clarence High School
Clarence, NY




Empowering Families Teacher Workshop
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August 23, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Kenmore Teacher Center
Kenmore, NY




NFRC Spring Brunch
Professional Book Discussion Group
Year 3 Wrap-Up

Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Michael's Banquet Hall
Hamburg, NY




Multicultural Literacy Family Event
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April 27, 2016 - 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Southside Elementary School
Buffalo, NY




Young Authors' Conference

Writing Workshop, Grades 3-5
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November 24, 2015 - 8:45 AM to 3:30 PM

Lewiston-Porter Central Schools
Lewiston, NY






Western New York Children's Book Expo

Saturday - November 14, 2015 - 10 AM to 3 PM
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10:30-10:45 Parent Session:
    "The Best 15 Minutes of Your Day!"
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1:00-1:15 Teacher Session:
    "Empowering Families: Practical and Proven Ways to Involve Parents
in Boosting Student Literacy"

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Kleinhans Music Hall
Buffalo, NY






Get Caught Reading!

Empowering Families to Boost Literacy:
Parent Programming That Works
(Educator session; 11:30 in the Brighton Room)

19th Annual Rochester Children's Book Festival
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Saturday - November 7, 2015 - 10 AM to 4 PM
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Monroe Community College
1000 East Henrietta Rd.
Rochester, NY






Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Reception

Saturday - October 9, 2015 - 2-4 PM
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Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Boulevard Consumer Square
1565 Niagara Falls Blvd Suite 300
Amherst, NY





NFRC Fall Mini-Conference
Professional Book Discussion Group
Year 3 Launch

Saturday, October 3, 2015
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UB Center for Tomorrow



D'Youville College Center for Professional Studies
Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015
4:30 - 7:30 PM
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D'Youville College Center for Professional Studies
The Read-Aloud Rx: Build Reading Muscle in Fifteen Minutes a Day

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Thursday, September 24, 2015
4:30 - 7:30 PM
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NFRC Professional Book Discussion Group

January 17, 2015
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St. Matthew's Church
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North Tonawanda, NY




Get Caught Reading:
"Get Caught Connecting to the Common Core"

November 15, 2014
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Rochester Children's Book Festival
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Monroe Community College
Rochester, NY


   Click here for conference details


NFRC Fall Mini-Conference
Professional Book Discussion Group
Year 2 Launch

Saturday, October 4, 2014
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UB Center for Tomorrow



Parents and Caregivers:
Powerful Partners
in the Home-School Literacy Connection

Friday, September 26, 2014
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PARP Spaghetti Dinner Event
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Roosevelt Elementary
KenTon School District



Get Caught Reading:
Linking Festival Books
to Common Core State Standards

November 16, 2013
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Rochester Children's Book Festival
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Monroe Community College
Rochester, NY



Teach with Great Picture Books
Co-presented with
Children's Book Author, Marsha Hayles

Friday, November 1, 2013
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Child Care Resource Network
Annual Conference
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Buffalo Marriott


Little Books - Big Thoughts:
Informational Books,
Critical Thinking,
and the Common Core Standards


October 29, 2013
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Annual Conference
NY State Reading Association
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Hilton Albany
Albany, NY


   Click here for conference details


NFRC Fall Mini-Conference
Professional Book Discussion Group - Launch

Saturday, October 5, 2013
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UB Center for Tomorrow


Parents and Caregivers:
Powerful Partners
in the Home-School Literacy Connection

Friday, Sept 27, 2013
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PARP Spaghetti Dinner Event
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Roosevelt Elementary
KenTon School District



Board Books, Big Books,
Wishes, Dreams and Hope:

Essential Elements
That Make a Difference

April 4, 2013

Opening Keynote Address
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Annual Conference
New York State Association
for the Education of Young Children
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Turning Stone Resort and Conference Center
Verona, NY




What Does An Author Do?

January 20, 2012

Build-a-Book School Reading Night
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Prospect Elementary School
Attica, NY




Character Education:
Weaving Core Values
Into Common Core
Standards-Based Curriculum

January 7, 2012

Keynote Address
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Niagara Frontier Reading Council
Annual Winter Brunch
Classics V Banquet and Conference Center
Amherst, NY



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Interviews Online



Recent blog post -- Read Judy's response to the roundtable discussion of the prompt, "How can we best engage families?" on Education Week Teacher

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WBFO Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley speaks with Judy about the key role parents play in boosting children's literacy and her latest book for educators: Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy.

Link to the interview here:






Judy is honored to be featured on SUNY Buffalo State’s School of Education Alumni Profile page.

Link to the interview here: 






Listen to a discussion of the importance of parent involvement in literacy education and Judy's motivation for writing EMPOWERING FAMILIES in an interview with Becky Mantell







News


Judy was honored to receive the
New York State Reading Association's
Council Service Award for 2009-2010

at the NYSRA Assembly of Delegates meeting
in Albany on Saturday, September 25, 2010.

This award recognizes Judy's work as
"a staunch supporter of the goals of the NYS Reading Association and for significant contributions to local council programs."

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Judy was awarded the
Service to Reading Award
by the
Niagara Frontier Reading Council,
a chapter of the New York State Reading Association,
at its annual spring brunch held on May 1, 2010.

This award recognizes
"significant involvement in literacy education
and outstanding contribution
to promoting literacy in the community."