Seidlitz Literacy Conference

Seidlitz Literacy Conference

for Educators of Emergent Bilingual Students

When & Where:


April 19, 2023

8:30 am – 3:30 pm CST

DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Hobby

8181 Airport Blvd

Houston, Tx 77061

Presented by: Nancy Motley, Valentina Gonzalez, Dr. Melinda Miller, Natalia Heckman, & Dr. Carol Salva


What it is:

Join us for the first Seidlitz Literacy Conference to hear from five dynamic Seidlitz Education authors who will each share literacy-focused instructional methods for serving Emergent Bilingual students in K-12 classrooms. 

This unique, full-day conference offers participants the opportunity to learn from Nancy Motley, Valentina Gonzalez, Dr. Melinda Miller, Natalia Heckman, and Dr. Carol Salva as they share key ideas from their expertise to increase literacy practices that work for all students, but especially our Emergent Bilinguals. Whether this is your first time hearing from these speakers or you’ve heard them before, you will leave with new tools and insights, as well as practical and easy-to-implement strategies to use in your classrooms the next day. Most of all, you will leave feeling inspired!

Registration for this event includes four books: 

  • Small Moves, Big Gains by Nancy Motley
  • Reading & Writing with English Learners by Valentina Gonzalez & Melinda Miller
  • Boosting Achievement: Reaching Students with Interrupted or Minimal Education by Carol Salva & Anna Matis
  • and Advanced Review Copies of the upcoming Building Better Writers by Natalia Heckman!

Included Companion Books