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All Live, All Virtual - 9am - 1pm PT

The California Reading Summit brings together leaders in improving reading results in California to share successes and struggles, and help chart the course to move our state forward.

Everyone Has the Right to Read!

Looking for the Zoom link?

Full List of Sessions & Speaker Roster Now Available

Including Special Pre-Summit Event:

Clips & Conversation with Emily Hanford, Kymyona Burk, and Kareem Weaver, all featured in the new The Right to Read movie.

Tuesday, November 1 at 7pm

Emily Hanford

Award-Winning Journalist

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Featured Summit Speakers Include:


Alberto Carvalho

Superintendent, LAUSD


Kareem Weaver

Oakland FULCRUM, 


Gary Payton II

NBA Champion, Dyslexia Advocate

Plus Leading Educators, Advocates, and Researchers, including:

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond

Natalie Wexler, bestselling author of The Knowledge Gap

Claude Goldenberg, Stanford Univ.

Jim Cummins, Univ. of Toronto

Martha Hernandez, Californians Together

    Tim Odegard, Middle Tennessee State University 
Jack Fletcher, Univ. of Houston 
Lillian Duran, Univ. of Oregon, UCSF Dyslexia Center 

Kymyona Burk, Excel in Ed

And featuring school districts from across CA implementing innovative reading programs!

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Co-Sponsored by

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