OPENING GENERAL SESSION:
Wednesday, May 4th
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mr. Corcoran is a retired real estate developer and the author of The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read. Although he graduated from college and taught school for 17 years, Mr. Corcoran did not learn how to read until he was nearly 50 years old.
Today, Mr. Corcoran is a nationally known and respected speaker who has given presentations in 48 states and been features on 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show and in USA Today. A former advisory board member of the National Institute for Literacy, he is the founder of the John Corcoran Foundation which trains tutors and helps adult students learn to read.