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Learning Forward SC 2023 Conference
October 17, 2023
Columbia, South Carolina

Introducing our 2023 Morning Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Julia B. Lindsey

Julia B. Lindsey, Ph.D., is a foundational literacy expert. She is the author of Reading Above the Fray: Research-based Routines for Developing Decoding Skills. Julia is also the creator of knowledge-rich decodable texts used by tens of thousands of educators around the globe. Julia’s work focuses on ensuring all teachers have the knowledge and materials they need to use research-based practices in their classroom. Julia holds a BS in Psychology from Davidson College, a MAT from Relay Graduate School of Education, and a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of Michigan. She is a proud former elementary school teacher.

Introducing our 2023 Afternoon Keynote Speaker:
Mark Bernstein

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Mark Bernstein joined the education publishing and service arena in 2004 after years of success as a youth motivational speaker, on-air television host/producer, and teacher. At every stage of his career, Mark has combined his multiple talents in public speaking, presentation design, music/songwriting, and media messaging to his work for the greater good in social issues and character education in our nation’s schools. As National Director for Curriculum Associates, Mark is called upon by districts across the country to advise on curriculum and engagement as they implement rigorous College and Career Readiness Standards. A master communicator, Mark is valued for simplifying the complex in the name of change for the districts he serves. Specialties include: blended learning, computer adaptive technology, standards-based curriculum, video production, songwriting, and making breakfast for dinner.

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