2018 Everyone Reading Conference


2018 Everyone Reading Conference

March 5-6, 2018

CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave. @ 34th Street

New York, NY

Everyone Reading invites you to attend our
45th Annual Conference on Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities
Learn new strategies from noted experts in the field and experience the latest in teaching resources, technologies, schools and programs.

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Since 1987, Mark Surabian has been a pioneer and nationally recognized speaker in the field of Assistive Technology. He is the founder of AT Help, a free assistive technology clinic at the JCC in Manhattan, where he has supported the needs of thousands of individuals, families, and professionals. As an advocate in NYC over the past 20 years he has tirelessly advanced the use of assistive technologies in schools, workplaces, and agencies that serve people with disabilities. Mr. Surabian has had extensive clinical training in utilization of technologies to serve individuals with neurological, learning, physical, vision, communication, and genetic disorders. As an instructor at Pace University’s Graduate School of Education and NYU’s Department of Occupational Therapy, and frequent lecturer at local colleges, Mark has prepared countless educators, therapists, and advocates on the use of technology for enhancing accessibility and student performance in the classroom. He has collaborated on numerous academic and commercial research projects around the development and use of assistive technologies for learning, communication, and physical accessibility. He is currently completing a doctoral case study on the use of cloud-based assistive technologies in the classroom for students with learning challenges. His free resources and information about his new school-based program, AT Train, can be obtained at ATHelp.org.


Corinne Rello-Anselmi serves as the Deputy Chancellor for the Division of Specialized Instruction and Student Support (DSISS) at the New York City Department of Education. Ms. Rello-Anselmi began her career in her home borough of the Bronx more than 40 years ago at P.S. 108 where she served as a special educator, resource room teacher, assistant principal, and principal. As principal, she led inclusion efforts and ensured all educators were teachers of reading which resulted in significant improvements in student learning outcomes.  After 28 years at PS 108, Ms. Rello-Anselmi became the Deputy Regional Superintendent for Special Education of Region Two and then as Cluster Leader for Cluster One. In 2012, she was appointed Deputy Chancellor of DSISS where she has spearheaded the special education reform initiative, A Shared Path to Success. This movement has prioritized access, quality individualized education programs, transition planning and supports, and behavioral support for NYC’s students. As a result of these collective efforts and partnerships with families, achievement and graduation rates for students with disabilities have increased with a decrease in the dropout rate. Ms. Rello-Anselmi’s belief in the power of the student-teacher relationship and its impact on students’ academic and socioemotional growth are at the core of her work in advancing the Shared Path to Success as a part of the Department of Education’s Equity and Excellence for All charge. 


Helen Diane Foster was appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in 2013 to head the New York State Division of Human Rights. In her capacity as Commissioner, Ms. Foster is responsible for the enforcement of New York State’s Human Rights law, the oldest such law in the country and ensuring that all New Yorkers, regardless of their social status or lack thereof, race, identity, orientation or disability are treated fairly in the workplace, housing and public accommodations. Commissioner Foster can deliver Governor Cuomo’s message of the importance of the Human Rights Law through her public engagements throughout the State and when she is called on to represent the State and the Governor is different capacities.


 Postmarked ON or BEFORE
February 7, 2018
 Postmarked AFTER
extended to February 7,  2018
  Attendee Student** CUNY
Attendee Student**
Full - 2 Days  $330  $180  $150 |        $380
1 Day
 $280  $140  $125  |        $330  $170  $150


You can click YES to register additional attendees in your group or register separately. Just be sure everyone enters the the group discount code to receive the group discount.
  • Groups of 5 - 9:  Receive 15% off per person - Code: Group5
  • Groups of 10 or more: Receive 20% off per person - Code: Group10
  • NYC Dept of Education Personnel have a special contract rate, only if registration is done thru a NYCDOE Purchase Order.  Please talk to your principal or call Everyone Reading at 917-903-2648.

**Proof of full-time student status is required.
***Proof of CUNY student status is required.

Ticket Price includes all day access to the Exhibit Hall

NOTE: Everyone Reading does not award CEU’s.  However, all participants receive a generic attendance certificate for each day.  Everyone Reading has been approved by the New York State Education Department to award CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Certification) hours.  Participants who wish to obtain NYSED CTLE hours must sign a separate attendance sheet and provide their date of birth and last four digits of their social security number.  They will receive an additional,  official NYSED certificate.  This certificate must be kept on file by participants for eight years.  They do not need to submit it to NYSED until requested to do so.