Baylor University/Central Texas Area 2015 TAIR Conference
Monday, October 19 and Tuesday, October 20

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Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center at the new
Paul L. Foster School of Business and Innovation
3rd and Bagby Streets
Baylor University Campus

TAIR 2015 Middle/Secondary Conference Speakers

Middle/Secondary Conference
Monday, October 19 8:00-3:30

Do you have students who struggle to read grade-level texts? Students who are can read every word but fail to deeply understand complex texts? At your request, Kylene Beers is back at Baylor TAIR to share research-based and time-tested ideas for helping middle and high school teachers improve the literary lives of all their students, particularly their struggling readers!

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PreK-Grade 1 Conference
Monday, October 19 8:00-3:30

Matt Glover will lead this full-day workshop focused on nurturing young readers and writers and supporting young children's intellectual growth and development. Register early! There are a limited number of seats for this conference.

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TAIR 2015 PreK-Grade 1 Conference Speaker
TAIR 2015 Elementary Grades 2-6 Conference Speaker

Elementary Grades 2-6 Conference
Tuesday, October 20 8:00-3:30

Tanny McGregor will lead the morning seminar on genre study and teaching students to read and infer across genres. The afternoon will offer a full selection of breakouts including Tanny's session on metacognition and Sylvia Vardell on Poetry Fridays.

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QUESTIONS?

Margaret Thomson
Baylor University School of Education
One Bear Place, #97214
Waco, TX 76798
254-710-6135
Margaret_Thomson@baylor.edu

Call for Presentation Proposals: Please submit by Sunday, September 20.

PRESENTATION PROPOSALS

Request to Exhibit: Please submit by Thursday, October 1.

EXHIBITOR'S REQUEST FORM

Registration Information

SUPPORT DISTRICT REGISTRATIONS

This link will open on Tuesday, September 1. School districts that have paid a flat fee for group registrations should use this link to register. Registrations may only be entered by your designated district representative using the district password. Support District registration closes on Friday, October 9. Registrations after this date are $70.00 and are only offered on a space available basis. All registrations are final and are not transferrable to another person.

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATIONS

Please check with your school district to see if it is a Support District before registering here. This link will open on Monday, September 7. Individual registration for each conference is $50, payable in advance by check or purchase order. Individual registration closes on Friday, October 9. Registrations after this date are $70.00 and are only offered on a space available basis. All registrations are final and are not transferrable to another person.

GUEST REGISTRATIONS

SOE parents, Baylor faculty and accepted conference presenters, please register as guests here. This link is password protected.

Directions, Parking and Campus Maps

Baylor University is located in Waco, Texas on the northbound side of Interstate 35. Exit at University Parks Drive, turn toward the campus on University Parks Drive, then right on Bagby Ave.

The conference will take place at the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center located at the new Paul L. Foster School of Business and Innovation, 3rd and Bagby Streets, on the Baylor campus.

There will be a parking permit posted here one week before the TAIR conference. This visitor parking permit is valid for October 19 and 20 and allows visitors to our campus to park in visitor, faculty/staff and student parking spaces. Please print it out and place in your car as directed on the document. This permit is not valid for Baylor students and faculty who do not have BU parking stickers.

TAIR 2015 Visitor's parking permit

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Baylor University Campus Map

Baylor University Parking Map