Applied Linguistics faculty member Kathy Harris was an invited panelist for the Barbara Bush Foundation’s National Summit on Adult Literacy in Washington, DC on November 13th, 2019
Author: Stephanie Sandmeyer
Posted: December 30, 2019

Applied Linguistics faculty Kathy Harris was one of the invited presenters at the Barbara Bush Foundation’s inaugural National Summit on Adult Literacy on Nov. 13. She participated in the panel "theory to practice." The summit is an opportunity for literacy advocates and leaders from across related sectors and fields to share perspectives and discuss approaches to solving the nation’s literacy crisis.

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has been the nation’s leading advocate for family literacy for three decades. It was established by former First Lady Barbara Bush in 1989, inspired by her vision of fostering the opportunity for every man, woman, and child to secure a better life through literacy. Today, the foundation is a public charity that remains committed to Mrs. Bush’s vision, providing innovative programs and services to ensure every American has the opportunity to learn to read and write. To learn more, visit