Keynotes

Malcolm Mitchell

Thursday, February 18

Superbowl Champion, Author, and Literacy Advocate

Our 2021 Champion of Children is the founder of Share the Magic Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to introduce book ownership to students and improve literacy in schools where students are at risk of academic failure.

Dr. Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek

Friday, February 19

Director of Temple University’s Infant Language Laboratory

Dr. Hirsh-Pasek believes that learning can happen EVERYWHERE!  Come learn strategies for transforming all kinds of places into learning-rich opportunities — and inspiring a community-wide shared commitment to literacy!