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Unleash Your Inner Bookworm: Join OUR and Dr. Walpole at MRA 2024!

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Open Up Resources

March 4, 2024

Unleash Your Inner Bookworm: Join OUR and Dr. Walpole at MRA 2024!

Hey there education leaders, literacy champions, and passionate educators!

Are you ready to dive into a weekend of learning, networking, and all things literacy at the 68th Annual Michigan Reading Association (MRA) Conference? If so, you’re in for a treat! We’re thrilled to announce two exciting events happening within the conference, sponsored by Open Up Resources.

Conference Kick Off: Friday, March 15, 2024

Kickstart your MRA 2024 experience with a bang! Join us on Friday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the DoubleTree Capital Ballroom for the Conference Kick Off event. This is your chance to connect with fellow education leaders, literacy coaches, and curriculum specialists while enjoying complimentary light appetizers and a cash bar. Courtesy of Open Up Resources, this event promises to set the stage for an inspiring weekend ahead!

Books ‘N BITES: Saturday, March 16, 2024

Get ready for a delightful afternoon of books, bites, and insightful discussions at Books ‘N BITES, sponsored by Open Up Resources. Join us on Saturday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM in the pre-function space at the DoubleTree. Whether you’re a principal seeking new curriculum resources, a literacy coach looking for innovative teaching strategies, or a reading specialist eager to connect with like-minded educators, this event is for you! Bring along your gently used books to swap with fellow educators and indulge in some delicious refreshments while you mingle. Plus, don’t miss the chance to hear from Dr. Sharon Walpole, who will be there to share her expertise and welcome you to the event.

How to Join Us

Ready to join the literacy celebration at MRA 2024? Simply register for the conference at and make sure to mark your calendars for these two exciting events. Whether you’re a seasoned educator or a curriculum development specialist, there’s something for everyone at MRA 2024.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, connect, and celebrate literacy with educators from across the country. We can’t wait to see you there!