Niagara Frontier Reading Council will host their SPRING Conference at Niagara University: "Ignite your Teaching! Knowledge and strategies which bring the Common Core Learning Standards to life." Presenters include Dr. Gene Kerns: What does the Common Core REALLY say about text complexity?; and Joseph Bruchac: Writing Stories that Boys Want to Read (and Girls. Too)! Fees include break out sessions, Vendor Fair, continental breakfast, lunch and both speaker sessions. NFRC members $60.00, $75.00 nonmembers. Members only: optional Underground Railroad Tour & CCLS Embedded Strategy Workshop with Dr. Bryan Walls immediately following (2:30-4:30 pm) - space limited. For more information visit WWW.THENFRC.ORG or email NFRCConference@gmail.com.