The Nebo Reading Council and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are sponsoring an hour with
Mary Ellen Vogt, Past President of the International Reading Association, at 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at the Nebo Learning Center located at 570 South Main in Springville.

Mary Ellen Vogt, Ed.D. is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Vogt has been a classroom teacher, reading and special education specialist, district reading resource teacher, and university teacher educator. She received her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. A co-author of fourteen books, including the SIOP Series and Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real World (2007). Dr. Vogt has provided professional development in all fifty United States, and in eight other countries. She served as President of the International Reading Association in 2004-2005.