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UNI's 50th Annual Elementary Literacy Conference to feature author/musician Eric Litwin

Eric LitwinThe 50th Annual Elementary Literacy Conference will be held Friday, April 13, in the Schindler Education Center. The conference will feature Eric Litwin, New York Times best-selling author of the popular Pete the Cat series as well as The Nuts and Groovy Joe. The conference will focus on the theme “Literature, Laughter, and Learning: A Lifelong Love of Literacy.”

There will be a preconference event on Thursday, April 12, from 6:00-7:00 pm, in the lobby of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, with Eric Litwin performing a live concert for families. The preconference event is free and open to the public.

The Elementary Literacy Conference is free for UNI students and faculty; registration is required. For more information visit or contact ELC Chair Denise Tallakson at