Science of Reading Conference

A Fresh Look at Phonics

The Bellmawr School District is Proud

to offer a Reading Conference approved by Farleigh Dickinson University for continuing education.

Free for Attendees

Presenter: Wiley Blevins, PhD

Wiley Blevins, PhD, is a world-renowned expert on early reading and the author of the seminal books Phonics from A to Z, Choosing and Using Decodable Texts, and A Fresh Look at

Phonics: Common Causes of FAILURE and 7 Ingredients for SUCCESS. He has taught in both the United States and South America, and regularly trains teachers throughout Asia. He

holds a doctorate in education from Harvard University and has worked with numerous educational scholars including Jeanne Chall, Isabel Beck, Marilyn Adams, and Louisa Moats.

Tuesday, Aug. 23rd, 9am-1pm

256 Anderson Avenue

Bellmawr, NJ

  • 9:00 a.m.-11:00a.m. A Fresh Look at Phonics -Common Causes of Failure and 7 Ingredients of Success


  • 11:00-11:30 Refreshments/Door Prizes


  • 11:30a.m -1:00p.m. Importance of Decodable Texts and How to Transition to Other Texts

Registration & Information

Email: Please email Barbara Marmarou at bmarmarou@bellmawrschools.org that you will be attending. Head count is required to accurately plan for food and door prizes.

Call: 856-931.3620 ext. 1313

A light fare will be served from 8:30am-9:30 and an afternoon snack. Door prizes will be given out to participants along with a chance to win one of Wiley Blevin’s books.