Carl Harvey and Yolanda Gladden, author of When the Schools Shut Down
Carl Harvey and Yolanda Gladden, author of When the Schools Shut Down

The 18th Longwood University Summer Literacy Institute  was held on July 21-22, 2022.  Educators from across Virginia were able to hear workshop presenter Melissa Stewart, award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford, and a variety of concurrent session speakers.  Yolanda Gladden, author of When the Schools Shut Down: A Young Girl's Story of Virginia's "Lost Generation" and the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Decision, was at the Thursday evening reception held at the Robert Russa Moton Museum.

2022 Summer Literacy Institute Planning Committee

Planning committee members were Dr. Audrey Church, Professor of School Librarianship; Mr. Carl Harvey, Associate Professor of School Librarianship; Dr. Sarah Tanner-Anderson, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership; and Dr. Tammy Parlier, Assistant Professor of Education.