Bank of the West Presents

RAR National Institute: The Road to Reading

Due to circumstances with the venue space, Institute will be postponed to February 2018.  

Raising A Reader is proud to present keynote speaker Dr. Holly Kreider, author/editor of four books and dozens of publications, including Promising Practices for Family Engagement in Out-of-School Time and Promising Practices for Engaging Families in Literacy at the  annual National Coordinator Institute.

Date: February 8, 2018 (tentative)

Time:  8:30am – 4:00pm

Location:    Sobrato Center for Nonprofits  – Redwood Shores, 350 Twin Dolphin, Shoreway Room, Redwood City, CA, 94065

Cost: $75 for RAR Affiliates; $100 for Non-Affiliates  (breakfast & lunch included)

Register two attendees from your organization and get the third half off.

This year RAR is opening up registration to  non-RAR educators who are interested in learning more about  the work we do, and others  interested in the early education and literacy world. The day-long event includes opportunities for networking  and professional development. Join  industry leaders  and fellow educators for a day of inspiring keynote presentations, engaging literacy panel discussions, and hands-on workshops.

For refunds and more information, contact Tymisha Sweet at 650.477.5867 or

Thank you to Bank of the West for sponsoring the 2017 National Institute!