24th Annual On the Road to Literacy Conference

Saturday, April 18, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building

Center for Literacy - Lower Level
1040 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois

Register Today
$15 for Learners
$20 for Tutors and Staff

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On the Road to Literacy Conference

Download the
On the Road Registration Form 2015

Print and mail along with your check to:
Literacy Volunteers of Illinois
30 East Adams Street Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60603

Fax to: (312) 857-1586


Twenty-plus workshops in a variety of areas will
explore strategies, techniques, materials and games
to build vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation,
comprehension, reading and computational skills
in or out of tutoring sessions.

View Our 2015 Workshops

Meet our Presenters!


LVI named Marty Gabriel as Partner of the Year 2014

Conference Schedule

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome Session
9:30 a.m. Round One Workshops
10:30 a.m. Round Two Workshops
11:30 a.m. Lunch and Table Top Discussions
12:30 p.m. Round Three Workshops
1:30 p.m. Closing Session


View the 2015 OTR Brochure

Recognize an outstanding tutor by nominating her or him for the Tutor of the Year Award.

  • All nominees will be recognized at the conference and in a commemorative program
  • Outstanding Tutors will receive a certificate and small gift
  • The Tutor of the Year will receive a plaque and gift - Nominating agency will receive a $100 donation in tutor’s name and a $100 gift certificate for New Readers Press
  • Conference registration is complimentary for all nominees

Download the Tutor Nomination Form 2015
Download the Tutor of the Year Nomination Letter

Completed forms are due in our office by Tuesday, March 31, 2015.  They can be faxed, mailed or e-mailed to our office.


Thank you to all of last year's contributors for your time and generosity!
Jack Tuchten
Wholesale Produce
2404 South Wolcott Ave., #31
Chicago, IL 60608-5344
1340 South Canal St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Northwestern University Medical Students

Starbucks Coffee
Corner of State St. & Adams St.
131 South Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60603

New Readers Press
104 Marcellus St.
Syracuse, NY 13204



Thank you to everyone who helped to make the 2014 conference a success!

See the pictures from last year's event on our Facebook