Time Topic Speakers
10:00 AM Welcoming Remarks

Kyle Marrero, President, Georgia Southern University

Jon Burns, Speaker, Georgia House of Representatives

Dayle Burns, Georgia Southern University College of Education Board of Advisors

10:15 AM Vision and Overview of the Council and Approval of Agenda and Minutes  Chairman Scott Johnson
10:25 AM Introduction of Council Members  
10:35 AM Science of Reading Overview and Discussion Ryan Lee-James, Rollins Center for Language and Literacy
10:50 AM Requirements of HB 538, Timeline and Agency Reporting, and Discussion Amy Denty, GaDOE Director of Literacy
11:15 AM Highlights of School System Success and Community Partnerships 

Charles Wilson, Superintendent, Bulloch County Schools

Paul Brooksher, Superintendent, Bryan County Schools

11:30 AM Report from the Georgia Literacy Coach Miranda Williams
11:40 AM Public Comment  
12:00 PM Council's Working Lunch - Goals and Stakeholder Engagement  
12:30 - 2:00 PM The Community Table, hosted by First District RESA and Executive Director Richard Smith, Igniting Interest Improving Literacy in your Region  

Virtual Option