2017-2018 Calendar

Our calendar of events is here! Please note that dates and times are subject to change, so check back frequently.


Date Activity Description
September 22 New member commitment deadline Welcome new members!
October 17 DLC Kick Off 7pm Mead Hall, Drew University, Madison NJ and streaming live

“The Importance of Argument in a Digital Age”

Lecture by Kristen Turner

November 6 Study Group Hangout (8:15-9:15) Video conferencing via Zoom to discuss “Keeping It Real: Valuing Authenticity in the Writing Classroom”

by Anne Elrod Whitney

Led by Lauren King

November 16-19 The DLC at NCTE! Follow #NCTE17 and @teachkht to extend our #DrewTEACH conversation
November 30 #DrewTEACH Reception for DLC Members, current students, and alumni Join us for an evening of cocktails, connections, and conversation with authors, DLC members, Drew graduate students and alumni
January 29th Study Group Hangout (8:15-9:15) Research Writing Rewired: Lessons that Ground Students’ Digital Learning

by Dawn Reed and Troy Hicks

Led by Ivelisse Brannon

Spring Events
February 3  Winter Conference DrewTEACH Winter Institute

Drew University

Madison, NJ



Amplify Study Group Amplify

by Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke

Led by Jade Feliciano and Susan Luft



Copyright Clarity Twitter Chat Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning (Twitter Chat)

by Renee Hobbes

May/June Study Group Hangout (8:15 – 9:15) Digital Reading

by William L. Bass II and Franki Sibberson

Summer 2018 Cool Plans in Progress!

2014-15 Schedule Announced

Mark Your Calendars!


Welcome new DLC members!


Study group Hangout (8:15 – 9:15 PM date TBD)

Developing Digital Literacies by Dustin C. Summey

Led by Rebekah Shoaf


The FDLC presents at NCTE!

Last year’s members will gather at NCTE.  All new members who attend the conference are invited to attend our two sessions and join us for a DLC social (TBD).


Study group Hangout (8:15 – 9:15 PM date TBD)

Adolescents and Digital Literacies by Sara Kajder

Led by Ivelisse Brannon


Study group Hangout (8:15 – 9:15 PM date TBD)

Crafting Digital Writing by Troy Hicks

Led by Emilie Jones


Demo Night (Date and Time TBD)

All DLC members are invited to attend a workshop and reception at Fordham and to bring a colleague.  This night will kick off “demo development” for the summer institute.


Online Demo Workshop

All DLC members who would like to continue on the path to Teacher Leader will meet in a virtual workshop setting to discuss their teaching demonstrations.


Demo Feedback

Mentors will provide feedback on demos.  Depending on the group’s wishes, we can hold this session in person or virtually.


DLC Institute 2015

The institute will take place 3 days during July.  One for demo share (a dry-run of your presentation), one for the public workshop, and one for a private writing workshop following the public workshop.  The days of the institute will be determined in January.