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American Reading Forum

A community of literacy scholars & teachers

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - ARF 2024 CONFERENCE

The 2024 Conference team is accepting proposals for the ARF 2024 Conference through August 1, 2024, and an extended deadline of October 1, 2024 for graduate students.  The theme of the 2024 conference is Mindful Literacy: Literacy as an Umbrella for the Whole Person.  The conference will be held at the Dolphin Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach in sunny Florida from December 11-14, 2024.  For room reservations, call 727-360-7011 and ask for the American Reading Forum group block. We can't wait to see you there!

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR AWARD WINNERS

During the 2023 ARF conference, several awards were given to deserving ARF members and aspiring scholars.  Congratulations to the following awardees:

  • Brenda S. Townsend Service Award - Enrique Puig

  • Gary Moorman Early Career Scholar Award - Adam Brieske-Ulenski

MEET THE NEW ARF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Welcome to our two newest members of the ARF Board of Directors:

  • Jan Lacina

  • Gillian Mertens

Brittany Adams is serving as ARF's president this year, with Vicky Cardullo serving as Vice-President.  

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The American Reading Forum is a nonprofit, professional organization composed of individuals who share an interest in the improvement of reading. While the American Reading Forum is an organization that facilitates the dissemination of ideas and research, it places highest priority on providing its members opportunities for critical discussion of ideas, issues, research and emerging research interests and paradigms.

Sign up for a Professional or Graduate Student Membership today for access to the previous conference and member resources!

The 2024 ARF Conference will be held from December 11-14, 2024 at the Dolphin Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida.  Join us for critical dialogue centered around literacy, fellowship, and networking.  

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