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College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)
(p.k.a. WCRA: Western College Reading Association,
WCRLA: Western College Reading & Learning Association)

CRLA Past Conferences: 1968-Present

2012 - Exploring New Angles on Student Learning and Diversity

Host City: Houston, TX
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Houston
On-Site Chair:
Maureen DuPont
Conf. Chair: Melissa Thomas
Dates: Nov. 7-10, 2012

2011 - Hands Across the Curriculum: Partnerships for College Success

Host City: San Diego, CA
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
On-Site Chair:
Maureen DuPont
Conf. Chair: Norm Stahl
Dates: Nov. 9-12, 2011

2010 - Focusing Our Mission & Guiding Principles Into Practice

Host City: Salt Lake City, UT
Hotel: Marriott Downtown
On-Site Chair:
Leslie Giles-Smith
Conf. Chair: Ann Wolf
Dates: Nov. 3-6, 2010

2009 - Foundations for Success in Times of Change

Host City: Richmond, VA
Hotel: Marriott
On-Site Chair:
Jenny Bruce & Jack Trammell
Conf. Chair: Karon Mathews
Dates: Oct. 28-31, 2009

2008 - Halls of Fame: Celebrating our Daily Accomplishments

Host City: Cleveland, OH
Hotel: Crowne Plaza
On-Site Chair:
Sandie Crawford
Conf. Chair: Jane McGrath
Dates: Oct. 22-25, 2008

2007 - A Focus on Learning: Student, Staff, & Organizational

Host City: Portland, OR
Hotel: Doubletree
On-Site Chair:
Frieda Campbell-Peltier
Conf. Chair: Rick Sheets
Dates: Oct. 31- Nov. 3, 2007

2006 - Uniting to Share Expertise, Research and Strategies (with CASP)

Host City: Austin, TX
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Austin
On-Site Chair:
Alan Constant
Conf. Chair: Sharon Taylor (CRLA)
Dates: Oct. 18-21, 2006

2005 - Sailing the Tides of Transition

Host City: Long Beach, CA
Hotel: Hilton Long Beach
On-Site Chair:
Rick Stepp-Bolling, Lonna Smith
Conf. Chair: Valerie Smith Stephens
Dates: Nov. 2-5, 2005

2004 - Rhythms of Learning: Orchestrating Success

Host City: Kansas City, MO
Hotel: Marriott
On-Site Chair:
Leta Tyson, Linda Nelson
Conf. Chair: Russ Hodges
Dates: Oct. 13-16, 2004

2003 - Engaging Learners: Texts, Conversations, & Communities

Host City: Albuquerque, NM
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
On-Site Chair: Susan Deese-Roberts, Karen Olson
Conf. Chair: Kate Sandberg
Dates: Oct. 15-18, 2003

2002 - Making Connections: Disciplines & Generations, Research & Practice

Host City: Minneapolis, MN
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
On-Site Chair: Linda Russell
Conf. Chair: Laura Symons
Dates: Nov. 13-16, 2002

2001 - Passages: From Novice to Expert, From Research to Practice

Host City: Spokane, WA
Hotel: DoubleTree
On-Site Chair: Jan Swinton, Molly Widdicombe
Conf. Chair: Karen Agee

2000 - Research Practice Reflection

Host City: Reno, NV
Hotel: John Ascuaga's Nugget
On-Site Chair: Tina Dakin, Maureen Cronin
Conf. Chair: Tom Dayton

2000 - CRLA/NADE Joint Symposium 2000

Host City: Breckenridge, CO
Hotel: Great Divide Resort Hotel
On-Site Chair: Sue Brown, Gladys Shaw
Conf. Chair: Sue Brown, Gladys Shaw

1999 - CRLA - Spanning the Discipline

Host City: New Orleans, LA
Hotel: Hyatt Regency
On-Site Chair: Susan Halter
Conf. Chair: Pat Jonason

1998 - Two Steps to 2000: Today's Successes--Tomorrow's Challenges

Host City: Salt Lake City, UT
Hotel: Hilton
On-Site Chair: Grant Richards
Conf. Chair: Michael O’Hear

1997 - Pearls of Wisdom: CRLA's Legacy

Host City: Sacramento, CA
Hotel: DoubleTree
On-Site Chair: Tom Dayton
Conf. Chair: Kathy Carpenter

1996 - International Symposium

Host City: Kananaskis, Alberta
Hotel: The Lodge at Kananaskis
On-Site Chair: Perry Franklin
Conf. Chair: Dorothy Gray, Karl Olson

1996 - Catch the Dream: Student Success in the 90's

Host City: Albuquerque, NM
Hotel: Hyatt Regency
On-Site Chair:
Susan Deese-Roberts
Conf. Chair: Vince Orlando

1995 - Time for Transformations (first conference to be posted on the web)

Host City: Tempe, AZ
Hotel: Radisson Tempe Mission Palms
On-Site Chair:
Rick Sheets
Conf. Chair: Patricia Mulcahy-Ernt

1994 - Exploring Possibilities-Realizing Potential-Sharing Success

Host City: San Diego, CA
Hotel: Red Lion
On-Site Chair: Karen Lim
Conf. Chair: Tom Gier

1993 - CRLA: Collaborating, Reflecting, Leading, Adapting

Host City: Overland Park, KS
Hotel: DoubleTree
On-Site Chair: Pat Jonason
Conf. Chair: Jo-Ann Mullen

1992 - Celebrating the Diversity in Teaching and Learning

Host City: San Francisco, CA
Hotel: San Francisco Airport Hilton
On-Site Chair: Shirley Sloan
Conf. Chair: Becky Johnen

1991 - Promise to Keep: From Intention to Action

Host City: San Antonio, TX
Hotel: Hyatt Regency
On-Site Chair: Frances McMurtray
Conf. Chair: Joyce Weinsheimer

1990 - Finding One's Voice: A Prerequisite for Learning and Critical Thinking

Host City: Irvine, CA
Hotel: Irvine Hilton
On-Site Chair: Bill Broderick
Conf. Chair: Dee Tadlock

1989 - Collaboration, Communication, Creativity: Learning Assistance in the 90's

Host City: Seattle, WA
Hotel: Stouffer Madison
On-Site Chair: Dee Tadlock, Bernie Rihn
Conf. Chair: Becky Patterson

1988 - Evaluation: Essential for Excellence

Host City: Sacramento, CA
Hotel: Capitol Plaza Holiday Inn
On-Site Chair: Nancy Tooker, Joe Aiello
Conf. Chair: Susan Deese

1987 - Back to the Future

Host City: Albuquerque, NM
Hotel: Albuquerque Marriott
On-Site Chair: Susan Deese-Roberts
Conf. Chair: Gwyn Enright

1986 - Preparing for the Year 2001

Host City: Los Angeles, CA
Hotel: USC Hilton
On-Site Chair: Delores Akins
Conf. Chair: Wes Brown

1985 - Challenging Yourself to New Heights

Host City: Denver, CO
Hotel: Lakewood Sheraton
On-Site Chair: Sally Conway, Vince Orlando
Conf. Chair: Sue Brown

1984 - Coming of Age in the 80's

Host City: San Jose, CA
Hotel: San Jose Hyatt
On-Site Chair: Chuck Hunter
Conf. Chair: Carole Bogue

1983 - WCRA on the New Frontiers of Learning

Host City: Portland, OR
Hotel: Portland Marriott
On-Site Chair: Lucy MacDonald, Maxine Byers
Conf. Chair: Karen Smith

1982 - Focus on You: Professional Growth, Personal Well-Being, Service to Your Students

Host City: San Diego, CA
Hotel: Bahia Hotel
On-Site Chair: Beryl Brown
Conf. Chair: Dick Lyman

1981 - Challenge, Reassessment, Affirmation

Host City: Dallas, TX
Hotel: North Park Inn
On-Site Chair: Delryn Fleming
Conf. Chair: Ann Faulkner

1980 - The 1980's: New Source of Energy for Learning

Host City: San Francisco, CA
Hotel: Hyatt on Union Square
On-Site Chair: Rose Wassman
Conf. Chair: Betty Levinson

1979 - Learning Assistance for All: One At a Time Together

Host City: Honolulu, HI
Hotel: Hyatt Regency
On-Site Chair: Liz D'Aray
Conf. Chair: Elaine Cohen

1978 - Learning Assistance: Charting Our Course

Host City: Long Beach, CA
Hotel: The Queen Mary
On-Site Chair: Sallie Brown, Sally Garcia
Conf. Chair: Patricia Heard

1977 - Personalizing Learning Systems: Ecologies & Strategies

Host City: Denver, CO
Hotel: Cosmopolitan Hotel
On-Site Chair: Elaine Cohen, Natalie Hoffman
Conf. Chair: W. Royce Adams

1976 - The Spirit of '76: Revolutionizing College Learning Skills

Host City: Tucson, AZ
Hotel: Ramada Inn
On-Site Chair: Barbara Oakman, Loraine Haugh
Conf. Chair:  

1975 - College Learning Skills: Today & Tomorrowland

Host City: Anaheim, CA
Hotel: Quality Inn
On-Site Chair: Debbie Osen
Conf. Chair: June Dempsey

1974 - Reading:  Update--Ideals to Reality

Host City: Oakland, CA
Hotel: Edgewater Hyatt
On-Site Chair: Elizabeth Johnson
Conf. Chair: Elizabeth Johnson

1973 - Technological Alternatives in Learning

Host City: Albuquerque, NM
Hotel: Albuquerque Hilton
On-Site Chair: Jerry Rainwater
Conf. Chair: Jerry Rainwater

1972 - Reading:  Putting All the Cards on the Table

Host City: Reno, NV
Hotel: John Ascuaga's Nugget
On-Site Chair: Paul Hollingsworth
Conf. Chair: Paul Hollingsworth

1971 - Interdisciplinary Aspects of Reading Instruction

Host City: Los Angeles, CA
Hotel: Airport Marina Hotel
On-Site Chair: William Carnahan
Conf. Chair: Gene Kersteins

1970 - College Reading: Goals for the 70's

Host City: Portland, OR
Hotel: Benson Hotel
On-Site Chair: Gene Kersteins
Conf. Chair: Ned Marksheffel

1969 - How Can College Students Be Helped to Read Better?

Host City: San Francisco, CA
Hotel: Airport Hilton
On-Site Chair:  
Conf. Chair: Irwin Joffee

1968 - Creating Opportunities for Skillful Reading

Host City: Phoenix, Arizona
Hotel: Ramada Inn
On-Site Chair: Irwin Joffee
Conf. Chair: Frank Christ
 
 
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Last update: 10-Dec-2012

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